Early Maps of Australia (and surrounding territories)

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This is one of the very few pre-Cook maps showing only Australia. Produced in 1753 by Frenchman, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, the imaginary line goes from Tasmania to Espiritu Santo to PNG. The coastal note translates: I suppose that the land of Dieman can join with the land of the Holy Ghost but this is without proof."

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Early Map of Africa, India, Australia

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Early Map of Australia & Indonesia

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Map of Australia by Matthew Flinders of 1814. (National Library of Australia ref: nla.map-t570)

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Nova Hollandia (New Holland) by Abel Tasman 1644

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Terra Australis Incognitia Map of 1587

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