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Matthew Flinders, explorer and scientist

George Finkel

Matthew Flinders, explorer and scientist

by George Finkel

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Published by Collins in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by George Finkel. Illustrated by Victor Hatcher.
    SeriesAustralians in history series
    ContributionsHatcher, Victor, 1926- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU115.2.F57 F56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5079361M
    ISBN 100001950215
    LC Control Number74150217
    OCLC/WorldCa815181

    Edited by Paul Brunton, for the Mitchell Heritage Series. Preface by Sir Alastair Goodlad, British High Commissioner to Australia. Sydney: Hordern House in association with the State Library of NSW, Octavo, pp., 19 colour illustrations; bound in burgundy cloth with colour illustrated boards and a silk book ribbon. “Matthew Flinders: personal letters from an .   The remains of Matthew Flinders, the British explorer who led the first expedition to circumnavigate Australia, have been found under a London train station, according to .

      The grave of explorer Matthew Flinders has been dug up for a new rail line. Just this week the Australian Prime Minister appeared to attribute Flinders’ greatest achievement to James Cook.   When Captain Matthew Flinders circumnavigated the coast of Australia, it helped to identify the landmass as a continent. In , the English explorer died young at 40 and was buried close to Euston Station in London. During , the grave’s location vanished when the railway expanded and Flinders’s tombstone went missing. Given the large.

    This past January, however, archaeologists made the rare discovery of an identifiable body, marked by a lead breastplate on top of a casket: the remains of cartographer, explorer, and the first man to circumnavigate Australia, Matthew Flinders. Flinders was born in England in and developed a longing to go to sea after reading Robinson Crusoe. Matthew Flinders: | | | |Matthew Flinders| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.


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Introduction Matthew Flinders, the first person to circumnavigate (sail around) Australia, also gave the country its name. There are monuments to him throughout several Australian cities, as well as to his cat, Trim – the first feline to circumnavigate the continent.

1 Biography Early Life The oldest of seven children, Matthew Flinders was born Ma at Donington, Lincolnshire, England. Prices (including delivery) for Matthew Flinders - Explorer and Scientist by George Finkel.

ISBN: Released on: Septem   The breast explorer and scientist book of Captain Matthew Flinders, the Royal Navy explorer who led the first circumnavigation of Australia and is credited with giving the country its name (photo: HS2 Ltd/PA Wire).Matthew Flinders, explorer and scientist / written by George Finkel ; Illustrated by Victor Hatcher Collins Sydney, London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Matthew Flinders, English navigator who charted much of the Australian coast. In he sailed to Australia, where he explored and charted its southeast coast and circumnavigated the island of Tasmania. On a second voyage (–03), he circumnavigated Australia.

The grave and body of British explorer Captain Matthew Flinders, the first person to circumnavigate Australia, have been discovered after years near London’s Euston station.

Facts about Matthew Flinders 6: A Voyage to Terra Australis. A Voyage to Terra Australis was the book and atlas of Flinders published in the market. However, Flinders died before he saw the publication of his famous book. See Also: 10 Facts about Mary Read. Facts about Matthew Flinders 7:. A new analysis of a tree stump from the Gulf of Carpentaria, on which Matthew Flinders carved 'Investigator' indisproves a theory about when explorers first arrived on the shores of.

Lincolnshire-born explorer Matthew Flinders is revered in Australia but almost unknown in his homeland. He was the first man to circumnavigate the continent and the first person to use the name ‘Australia’ in his book, Voyage to Terra Australis, published in He was also one of the best cartographers and navigators of his age.

Matthew Flinders (), navigator, hydrographer and scientist, was born on 16 March at Donington, Lincolnshire, England, the son of Matthew Flinders, a surgeon, and. Matthew Flinders - Explorer and Scientist [George Finkel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Matthew Flinders - Explorer and Scientist. Romance, passion, lusty adventure the story of Matthew Flinders navigator, explorer and lover. When Matthew Flinders, the first man to chart and circumnavigate Australia, set sail from England in Julyhe left behind the intrigues of his homeland but /5(7).

Matthew Flinders was one of our greatest seafaring explorers, charting much of Australia’s coastline despite a series of trials and wild adventures.

An outstanding sailor, surveyor, navigator and scientist, he was a considerate and self-sacrificing leader who looked after all under his command. This book provides a thoroughly researched biography of the naval career of Matthew Flinders, with particular emphasis on his importance for the maritime discovery of Australia.

Sailing in the wake of the 18th-century voyages of exploration by Captain Cook and others, Flinders was the first naval commander to circumnavigate Australia's coastline.

He contributed more to the mapping and naming. The remains of Matthew Flinders, the first British explorer to circumnavigate Australia, will be reburied in his home village after being discovered under a London train station, a rail.

This is Flinders’ story in his own words, neglected until now, but destined to be eagerly read by all ages.

First published in two-volumes inthis is the enthralling account of the circumnavigation of Australia, by the man who gave our country its name. Matthew Flinders was born in England in Indefying his father’s wishes. Matthew Flinders credited his ship's cat Trim - 'this good-natured purring animal' - with being invaluable help as together they lapped and mapped Australia, among many their other achievements.

The statue of explorer Matthew Flinders and his faithful cat Trim outside London's Euston railway station, where his remains were discovered in a long abandoned burial ground.About Matthew Flinders, Maritime Explorer of Australia.

This book provides a thoroughly researched biography of the naval career of Matthew Flinders, with particular emphasis on his importance for the maritime discovery of Australia. Sailing in the wake of the 18th-century voyages of exploration by Captain Cook and others, Flinders was the.Captain Matthew Flinders - Explorer and Cartographer - born 16th March in Donington - the man who named Australia.

The story of Matthew Flinders - son of Matthew Flinders - Surgeon, Apothecary and Man-Midwife of Donington in rural Lincolnshire - is well documented - accounts of his life and exploring is detailed on Wikipedia When Matthew died inhe was still living in London working.