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Author Hordern, Marsden C. (Marsden Carr), 1922-

Title King of the Australian coast : the work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst 1817-1822 / Marsden Hordern
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press at the Miegunyah Press, 1997


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Description xx, 441 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm + 9 folded charts, (40 x 27 cm.) inside back cover
Series Second Miegunyah Press series ; 1997
Miegunyah Press series. Series 2 ; no. 16
Contents Loose maps in pocket: A plan of Exmouth Gulf on the north west coast of Australia -- Survey of Port Jackson, New South Wales -- A plan of Cambridge Gulf on the north west coast of Australia -- The north west coast of Australia from Camden Bay to Vansittart Bay -- The entrance of Macquarie Harbour, on the west coast of Van Dieman's Land -- A plan of Admiralty Gulf and Vansittart Bay on the north west coast of Australia -- Plan of Endeavour River -- A plan of Dampier's Archipelago on the north west coast of Australia -- A plan of the Buccaneer's Archipelago and part of the north west coast of Australia
Summary Phillip Parker King was responsible for charting most of the north-west coast of Australia, including Exmouth, Port Essington, and the Alligator, Liverpool and Prince Regent rivers
Analysis Biography
History, 1801-1900
King, Phillip Parker
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-428) and index
Subject King, Philip Parker, 1793-1856.
King, Phillip P. (Phillip Parker), 1791-1856
Bathurst (Brigantine)
Bathurst (Ship)
Mermaid (Cutter)
Mermaid (Ship)
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Surveyors, Marine -- Australia.
Surveyors, Marine -- Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Northern Territory -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 98164152
ISBN 052284720X