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Matthew Flinders : 200th anniversary 1814-2014 / poster produced by: Hydrography Commission of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute ; The Australasian Hydrographic Society ; Land and Property Information NSW Government, a division of Department of Finance & Services ; images used with permission from the State Library of NSW
Bib ID 6449732
Format MapMap [cartographic image, still image, sheet]
Author
Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute. Hydrography Commission
 
Scale Scale approximately 1:7,000,000 (E 113°00'--E 165°00'/S 7°00'--S 44°00'). 
Description [Sydney] : [Hydrography Commission of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute], [2014] 
1 map : colour ; 66 x 95 cm, on sheet 84 x 119 cm 
Notes

Poster commemorating the 200th anniversary of Captain Matthew Flinders death and the publishing of his map that first stated the name “Australia’ in 1814. Reproduction of Flinders map "General chart of Terra Australis or Australia" is at centre. Relief shown by bathymetric soundings.

Chart shows tracks of the Investigator, Cumberland and Porpoise, with appropriate dates.

Includes colour portraits and colour illustrations around border of map of Flinders, Biddy Salamander, Trim (Flinders' cat), H.M.S. Investigator, the sword and naval coat or sash badge belonging to Flinders, Sydney Harbour, entrance of Endeavour River, Twofold Bay, NSW, Wooding Place in Adventure Bay, native animals, various sea shells and sealife.

Reproduction Reproduction. Originally published: General chart of Terra Australis or Australia; showing the parts explored between 1798 and 1803, by M. Flinders Commr. of H.M.S. Investigator. London : Published as the Act directs by G. & W. Nicol, Pall Mall, Jany. 1, 1814. 
Subjects Flinders, Matthew, - 1774-1814 - Travel - Maps.  |  Nautical charts - Australia.  |  Australia - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Facsimile.
Time Coverage 1798-1803 
Other authors/contributors Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. General chart of Terra Australis or Australia : showing the parts explored between 1798 and 1803 by M. Flinders Commr. of H.M.S. Investigator  |  Australasian Hydrographic Society  |  Land and Property Information (N.S.W.)  |  State Library of New South Wales
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Title on map: General chart of Terra Australis or Australia : showing the parts explored between 1798 and 1803 by M. Flinders Commr. of H.M.S. Investigator

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