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From the ancient explorers to James Cook / Linse Tan.

From the ancient explorers to James Cook / Linse Tan.
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002083038 J 994 TAN
Junior Non Fiction   Charles Rasp Memorial Library . . Available .  
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Record Number 42399
ISBN 9781925630183
1925630188
Name Tan, Linsie author.
Title From the ancient explorers to James Cook / Linse Tan.
Cover title Explorers of Australia. Volume1, from the ancient explorers to James Cook
Published Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : Redback Publishing, 2017.
©2017.
Description 32 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm.
Series Explorers of Australia volume 1
Note Includes index.
Contents Ancient explorers of Australia -- Aboriginal explorers of Australia -- Portuguese explorers of Australia -- Spanish explores of Australia -- Macassan traders -- French explores of Australia -- British discovery of Australia -- Australia's exploration timeline.
Summary When the empires that ruled the ancient and medieval world were at the height of their power, Australia was a mysterious southern continent that appeared on their maps with only parts of its intriguing coastline shown. During the Age of Exploration, monarchs and emperors sent their ships to explore what lay in the southern oceans and find out if the land there had resources that they could claim for their country. Beginning with the ancient Egyptians and concluding with the discovery by James Cook in 1770, this volume follows the fascinating journeys that the maritime explorers undertook in their quest for the mythical southern continent. This two volume series delves into the interesting stories behind the exploration of Australia. Find out about the kangaroos kept by Emperor Napoleon's wife, and the cat that circumnavigated Australia with Matthew Flinders. With historic illustrations and easy-to-understand timelines, Explorers of Australia turns dusty history into fascinating stories.
Target audience note For primary school age.
Subjects Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Australia -- Juvenile literature
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Australia, Eastern -- Early works to 1800 -- Juvenile literature
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Australia, Eastern -- Early works to 1800
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779
Explorers -- Australia -- Juvenile literature
Discoveries in geography
Australia
Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800 -- Juvenile literature
Australia -- History -- Juvenile literature
Genre Early works.
History.
Juvenile works.
Series Tan, Linsie.
Explorers of Australia ;
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