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1784 - Chart of Van Diemen's Land

Map makerSizeMap IDCondition
James Cook
William Bligh
350 x 220 mmD1 / M230 / I146Original fold as issued. Good margins.

James Cook & William Bligh's map of part of the southern coast of Tasmania, formely Van Diemen's land. The charting was carried out during Cook's third voyage during which he was killed in Hawaii in 1779. His account of the third voyage was published five years after his death in 1784 , and included this chart.

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