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Main Title: Terra Australis : Matthew Flinders' great adventures in the circumnavigation of Australia / edited and introduced by Tim Flannery. Book Cover
Author: Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
Flannery, Tim F. (Timothy Fridtjof), 1956-
Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Voyage to Terra Australis.
Imprint: Text Publishing, 2000
Collation: xxxiv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates : coll. ill., portraits, facsims, col. map, bib., pbk ; 24 cm.
Summary: First published in two-volumes in 1814, this is the enthralling account of the circumnavigation and mapping of Australia, by the man who gave our country its name. Edited and introduced by Tim Flannery, Terra Australis is a vital step toward a new understanding of our own history. Flinders tells of meeting and communicating with Aborigines, of the scrub and wilderness. His descriptions of the difficulties that he and his sailors faced still bristle with energy and immediacy two hundred years later. This is Flinders' story in his own words, neglected until now.

Contents include: The indefatigable Matthew Flinders by Tim Flannery; 'Tom Thumb' and the 'Norfolk' 1796-1798-99; The 'Investigator' January 1801-1803; The 'Porpoise' 1803.
Subject: Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
Tom Thumb (Ship)
Norfolk (Ship)
Investigator (Ship)
Porpoise (Ship)
European exploration
Autobiography.
European exploration
Australia
ISBN: 1876485507
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 910.9 FLI TER Available