Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coasts

By Peter Trickett
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:17pm, first published January 18 2014 - 3:00am

For its current blockbuster exhibition, Mapping our World: Terra Incognita to Australia, the National Library has spared no effort in assembling an impressive collection of early maps borrowed from many international sources. One of its stated aims is to show a complete history of the mapping of the Australian continent from early times to the present.

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