"Austral Asia including New Holland", Bell & Co., Allan
Subject: South Pacific Ocean, Australia
Period: 1805 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9 x 7 inches
22.9 x 17.8 cm
This detailed map of the islands in the South Pacific extends from Malaysia and Australia in the west to Hawaii and French Polynesia in the east. Van Diemens Land is marked in two locations, both in northern Australia and as Tasmania, which is depicted separated from the continent by the Bass Strait, which was discovered at the turn of the century by George Bass and Matthew Flinders.