A chart of Basses Straight between New South Wales and Van Diemans Land surveyed by Lieut. Flinders of HMS Reliance, by order of ... Governor Hunter, 1798-9.

Single sheet. Engr. Medium: Segmented and backed. Scale: [ca. 1:1 000 000]. Cartographic Note: Graduated Mercator chart, meridian of Greenwich. Contents Note: There is a text note on Van Dieman's Land about previous surveys. The tracks of Flinders' voyages in the sloop Norfolk; the schooner Francis in 1798, and the sloop Jackson in 1798-9 are marked, as well as Bass's track in the whale boat HMS Reliance.

Object Details

Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Arrowsmith, Aaron; Flinders, Matthew
Date made: 1800
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: 72.5 x 49cm.
Parts: The map collection of William Wyndham Grenville, Prime Minister, 1759-1834 (Chart)

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