Australia Hydrography

Australia Hydrography

Thus began, with the century. XIX, the detailed maritime exploration. All the maritime nations concurred in it, and the work of the French Freycinet (1818) and Dumont d’Urville (1827) who carried out important hydrographic works on the western and southern coasts should be particularly remembered. But the primacy in this work still remained with England, which now combined political interest with scientific interest in those regions. Among the English explorers…

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