Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

A voyage to Terra Australis: undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 and 1803, in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner : with an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the commander during six years and a half in that island

Creator/Contributor:
Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814, creator
Brown, Robert, 1773-1858
Westall, William, 1781-1850
Pye, John, 1745-
Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852
Scott, John, 1774-1827
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. , Cleveland-Row
and published by G. & W. Nicol, Booksellers to his Majesty, Pall-Mall
Creation Date:
1814
Extent:
2 v. : ill. ; 31 cm. + 1 atlas ([39] leaves : ill., 16 maps ; 65 cm.)
Language:
English
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
Vol. 1. Appendix: Account of the observations by which the longitudes of places on the south coast of Terra Australis have been settled (p. 255-269) -- V. 2. Appendix. No. 1. Account of the observations by which the longitudes of places on the east and north coasts of Terra Australis have been settled (p. 498-511) -- No. 2. On the errors of the compass arising from attractions within the ship, and others from the magnetism of the land, with precautions for obviating their effects in marine surveying (p. 512-532) -- No. 3. General remarks, geographical and systematical, on the botany of Terra Australis / Robert Brown ..., naturalist to the voyage (p. 533-591) -- List of plants (p. 592-594) -- Descriptions of plants figured in the atlas (p. 595-613).
Subjects:
Flinders, Matthew
Cumberland (Ship)
Investigator (Ship)
Porpoise (Ship)
Voyages and travels
Australia--Discovery and exploration--British
Expeditions--history
Attribution:
by Matthew Flinders, commander of the Investigator.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
DU99 .F62
Repository:
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Record ID:
990050777100203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990050777100203941/catalog