This was first achieved by the British explorer Matthew
Flinders. He left England on 18 July and arrived on the west coast
of Australia on 6 December.
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Editors. "Australian continent circumnavigated and mapped". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10315, accessed 22 August 2017.]