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King of the Australian coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst 1817-1822 / Marsden Hordern
Bib ID 1706287
Format BookBook
Author
Hordern, Marsden C. (Marsden Carr), 1922-
 
Edition 1st pbk. ed. 
Description Carlton, South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2002 
xx, 441 p., [36] p. of plates : ill., (some col.) maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 052285043X
052285043X
Summary

Parker was son of the governor of New South Wales and the first native-born Australian to achieve flag rank in the Royal Navy. Important for his exploration and charting of Australia's coastline, he was also a naval officer, explorer, hydrographer, administrator, astronomer, artist and writer.

Notes

Includes index.

Previously published: 1997.

Bibliography: p. 423-428.

Subjects King, Phillip Parker, - 1791-1856.  |  Mermaid (Ship)  |  Bathurst (Ship)  |  Surveyors, Marine - Australia - Biography.  |  Surveyors, Marine - Australia.  |  Australia - Discovery and exploration.

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