Terra Australis: Text Classics

Flinders Matthew

Introduced by Tim Flannery The vast interior of this new continent was wrapped in total obscurity; and excited, perhaps on that very account, full as much curiosity as did the forms of the shores.In this edited selection of his journals, Matthew Flinders, Australia’s greatest navigator and the man who named our island continent, describes in captivating detail his epic mission to map our shores between 1796 and 1803. www.textclassics.com.au

  • The Text Publishing Company
  • 9781921922404
  • Apr 26 2012
  • Edition 1
  • 312 Pages