Matthew Flinders


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Noun1.Matthew Flinders - British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)Matthew Flinders - British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)
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Then George Vancouver and Matthew Flinders, who was the first man to circumnavigate the new continent.
Storm clouds were gathering as we plodded into Donington to meet Matthew Flinders, holding his telescope with his faithful cat Trim at his feet in the market square.
Beautiful Lincolnshire Belvoir Castle Matthew Flinders and his faithful cat Trim.
A Passion for Exploring New Countries: Matthew Flinders and George Bass, Josephine Bastian (Australian Scholarly Publishing)
Matthew Flinders, head of marketing at RMT Accountants, says: "It's essential for us to be able to provide clients, contacts and other businesses with the information they are looking for in a way which suits their specific requirements.
Bass also befriended Matthew Flinders, a young naval career sailor inspired by the voyages of James Cook and filled with a desire to discover.
Fran Butt--Head of Library Services Primary, Matthew Flinders Anglican College, Queensland
In the early 19th century, the Englishman Matthew Flinders and the Frenchman Nicolas Baudin were charged with the same momentous task: to complete the charting of Australia's coast.
Putting Australian nature on the map' (four essays) looks at the roles of Joseph Banks, Sydney Parkinson, James Cook, Charles Darwin, Ferdinand Bauer, Robert Brown, Matthew Flinders, Amelie Dietrich and Georgiana Molloy.
Mundle's next major work to be released later this month is the fascinating story of mariner Matthew Flinders.
The 40,000 artefacts collected over 300 years, from over 100 archaeological sites, include collections by Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, with highlights such as the Shrine of Taharqa, models of funerary boats, a wall painting of the daughters of Nefertiti and a set of beautiful Roman-era mummy portraits.
The story began in 1803, after Matthew Flinders had completed his epic circumnavigation of Australia and was returning to England on the HMS Porpoise, a 10-gun sloop under the command of Lieutenant Robert Fowler.