Australian continent circumnavigated and mapped (25 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 9.1.1: Australian Writing and Culture.

Context

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.

Citation:
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 10 December 2016.]