National Geographic : 1942 Apr
Australian National Travel Association Cowboys Deftly Cut a Hereford Steer Out of the "Mob" on a Victoria Plains Cattle Range Australian ranchers seldom use lassos. Reminiscent of the old days of cattle droving in western United Statesare the long treks of vast herds from ranches to nearest markets. Journeys of more than 1,000 miles over Government-maintained stock routes are not unusual. Across dry areas these trails wind and twist to touch every available stream and spring.