Lasseter's Reef

/læsətəz ˈrif/ (say lasuhtuhz 'reef)

an alleged reef of gold claimed by Harry Bell Lasseter (1880–1931?) to exist somewhere in the vicinity of the Petermann and MacDonnell Ranges in the western NT; the claim has generated numerous expeditions.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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