The Resource The discovery of Australia

The discovery of Australia

Label
The discovery of Australia
Title
The discovery of Australia
Creator
Subject
Summary
Notes on early voyagers to southern seas & claimants to sighting Australia; list of 24 maps from 10c. to 1798 with notes Schouten & Le Maire (1616) compared inhabitants of New Guinea as superior to Aborigines; Abel Tasman (1642-4) names given by him, quotes from journal, map; W. Dampier (1688) impressions of the land, inhabitants, appearance, food supplies, weapons; second visit (1699), encounter with natives; Cooks discoveries (1770); Marion du Fresne (1772) arrived Tasmania; p.61-75; Cooks second & third voyages, copies of 10 letters; carved & stained shield from Botany Bay
Additional physical form
Also available electronically at Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts (scanned by Google Books)
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1872-1946
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Calvert, Albert F.
Date time place
1893
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  • Schouten, W
  • Dampier, William
  • Le Maire, I
  • Cook, James
  • Tasman, Abel Janszoon
  • de Fresne, M
Label
The discovery of Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
illus.; maps
Control code
M0034219
Extent
vi, 91 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3800
System control number
0058144
Label
The discovery of Australia
Publication
Note
illus.; maps
Control code
M0034219
Extent
vi, 91 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
3800
System control number
0058144

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