Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Made in the years 1802 & 1803 on the coast of New Holland by Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders.
The account relates to the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain Flinders and observations taken by Inman at Port Jackson. It includes details of problems Inman had with his equipment.
Astronomical observations made between Port Jackson and Karakakoa Bay, Island of O’Whyee, 1795-10-13 - 1796-01-02
Observations made on board the ship while at sea, with an additional note on observations taken on 30 November on shore at Point Venus, on the island of Otaheita [Tahiti] [RGO 14/67: 114r].
Astronomical observations made in Port Jackson on the coast of New South Wales, 1795-08-29 - 1795-10-04
The observations begin with a note on the location of his observatory, which was at Cattle Point, Sydney Cove.
On the manner in which the longitude of the east and north coast of Australia was regulated, and the track laid down for circumnavigation, commencing with the rates and errors of the timekeepers at Port Jackson.
Letter sent to Nevil Maskelyne from HMS Investigator at Port Jackson, concerning observations he had made on the voyage; for the observations, see [RGO 14/68: 15-16].
Note concerning William Dawes' manuscripts of astronomical observations made at Port Jackson and Rio de Janeiro, 1798
Astronomical observations made on Flinders' voyage on HMS Investigator, with an extract from Flinders' memoir and a related letter [RGO 14/68: 70-83]. Also astronomical observations made by William Dawes, with a related note and letter [RGO 14/68: 84-90].
Set of observations taken by Flinders, with reference made to Princess Royal Harbour (King George Sound), Port Jackson, New Holland, Port Phillip, and Kangaroo Island. Originally enclosed in a letter from Flinders to Nevil Maskelyne [RGO 14/68: 17-18].
Schedule of items delivered by Captain Flinders to James Inman at Port Jackson, New South Wales, on 26 July 1803 and at Wreck Reef on 8 October 1803.
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