Exploring the Southland | Libby and John McMahon (2nd printing) | PB
A celebration of the mapmaker’s art – commencing with the 1606 voyage of Captain Willem Janszoon, the first European to chart part of the unknown southern continent.
This book documents, by means of a sequence of historical maps, the emergence of knowledge over 400 years from the time that navigators began probing south in search of Terra Australis Incognita until the modern outlines of Australia and Tasmania were determined.
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