Early Australian Voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier

Early Australian Voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier

by John Pinkerton

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Early Australian Voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier

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ISBN-13: 9781523301867
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/08/2016
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction9
Voyage of Francis Pelsart to Australasia13
Remarks29
The Voyage of Captain Abel Jansen Tasman for the Discovery of Southern Countries35
Chapter IThe Occasion and Design of This Voyage37
Chapter IICaptain Tasman Sails From Batavia, August 14, 164239
Chapter IIIRemarks on the Variation of the Needle42
Chapter IVHe Discovers a New Country to Which He Gives the Name of Van Diemen's Land44
Chapter VSails from Thence for New Zealand46
Chapter VIVisits the Island of the Three Kings, and Goes in Search of Other Islands Discovered by Schovten48
Chapter VIIRemarkable Occurrences in the Voyage50
Chapter VIIIObservations on, and Explanation of, the Variation of the Compass51
Chapter IXDiscovers a New Island, Which He Calls Pylstaart Island53
Chapter XAnd Two Islands, to Which He Gives the Name of Amsterdam and Rotterdam54
Chapter XIAnd An Archipelago of Twenty Small Islands56
Chapter XIIOccurrences in the Voyage59
Cahpter XIIIHe Arrives at the Archipelago of Anthong Java60
Chapter XIVHis Arrival on the Coast of New Guinea61
Cahpter XVContinues His Voyage Along That Coast63
Chapter XVIArrives in the Neighbourhood of Burning Island, and Surveys the Whole Coast of New Guinea65
Chapter XVIIComes to the Islands of Jama and Moa67
Chapter XVIIIProsecutes His Voyage to Ceram70
Chapter XIXArrives Safely at Batavia, June 15, 164372
Chapter XXConsequences of Captain Tasman's Discoveries74
Chapter XXIRemarks Upon the Voyage77
An Account of New Holland and the Adjacent Islands99
The Essential Library161
Introducing the Essential Rinehart Collection163

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