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Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814

View Resource Matthew Flinders Journeys

Created by the State Library of New South Wales, this site celebrates the bicentenary of Matthew Flinders's epic circumnavigation of Australia. Sailing in a leaky vessel, Investigator, between 1801 and 1803, Flinder charted the continent that he named "Australia." When complete in 2001, the site will feature all of Matthew Flinders's personal papers (journals, letters, diary, and memorabilia) held...
View Resource National Maritime Museum: The Flinders papers

This National Maritime Museum website presents over 150 letters and documents of the English explorer Matthew Flinders. Users can search the transcripts by key word, date, type, author, or recipient. Along with each transcript, visitors can find links to a glossary providing more information about the subjects discussed and unusual terms used. The site offers images of a few of the maps created by...