Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Forrest, John (b. 1847), was an explorer of Western Australia. He belonged to the Survey Department, and in 1869 set out from Perth in a N.E. direction, and reached long. 123° E., lat. 29° S. through a barren country of salt marsh and bush. In 1870 he surveyed along the S. coast, and in 1874 along the E. He has also surveyed much of Western Australia.