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Flinders, Matthew (1814) Bass Straits and the Islands: Chart of Terra Australis. UTAS Special & Rare Collections, The Royal Society of Tasmania, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Chart of Terra Australis by Matthew Flinders, Commander of H.M. Sloop
"Investigator". South coast sheet V, 1798, 1802-3 (published as the Act directs by G. & W. Nicol Feb. 1st 1814).

This map includes Bass Strait, King Island, and the Furneaux Islands, along with several others. It depicts the north coast of Van Diemen's Land, including Port Dalrymple [Tamar River], and part of the south east coast of Australia including Port Philip. It also includes inset plans of Port Dalrymple and Port Philip. Paper, linen backed. Size: 88 cm x 60 cm.
Presented to Royal Society of Tasmania by T.W. Fowler 1913.
Royal Society Map Collection RS Mp/13

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land, world, maps
Publisher: UTAS Special & Rare Collections, The Royal Society of Tasmania
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Royal Society Collection > The Royal Society of Tasmania Map Collection
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2014 07:16
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 01:32
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