Discoveries in Australia.  John Lort Stokes

Discoveries in Australia

By John Lort Stokes

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Synopsis

Discoveries in Australia is a two volume account of the voyages of H. M. S. Beagle by the coasts of Australia, written by Admiral Stokes, an officer in the Royal Navy who served on the Beagle for close to eighteen years. The work covers the expedition by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty which took place from 1837 to 1843 and provides accounts of exploring and surveying coasts and rivers of the continent. Travel reports are supplemented with records of new spices of fish, reptiles and insects. The book also contains a narrative of Captain Owen Stanley and his visits to the islands in the Arafura Sea.

John Lort Stokes

  • Publisher:
  • Musaicum Books
  • ISBN:
  • 4066338116758
  • Language:
  • Inglés
  • Size:
  • Kb
  • Published:
  • December 26, 2021
  • Historia / General

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