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A preliminary critique of the Terra Australis legend

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McClymont, James R (1889) A preliminary critique of the Terra Australis legend. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 43-52.

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Abstract

Mr. McClymont read a paper on the misconception existing in earlier
times on this subject. He dealt with the probable discoveries made by
early Portuguese and French voyageurs.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 43-52
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2012 04:19
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:46
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