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dc.contributor.authorRichardson, W A R
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-23T23:27:10Z
dc.date.available2011-11-23T23:27:10Z
dc.date.issued1992
dc.identifier.citationRichardson, W.A.R. 1992. Jave-La-Grande is not Australia. The Globe, Special Issue, 37, 13-16.en
dc.identifier.issn0811-9511
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/25692
dc.description.abstractThe continent of Jave-la-Grande on the mid-16th century manuscript Dieppe maps has been the subject of much speculation for over two hundred years and has been claimed to provide evidence of an early Portuguese discovery of Australia. Mathematical and navigational arguments used by some writers to transform the outline of Jave-la-Grande into something more closely resembling that of Australia, and seeking to 'correct' its location and scale, have proved unsustainable.en
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe Globe. The Australian Map Circleen
dc.subjectMaritime historyen
dc.subjectMaritime navigationen
dc.subjectCartographyen
dc.subjectMapmakingen
dc.subjectAustraliaen
dc.subjectBill Richardsonen
dc.titleJave-La-Grande is not Australiaen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.rights.licenseIn Copyright


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