Matt Flinders - Biography
The discovery of Captain Matthew Flinders
Lead breastplate confirms grave of Matthew Flinders
Matthew Flinders Statue Unveiling
Matthew Flinders Britain's 'the forgotten man' (UK/(Australia)) - ITV News - 25th January 2019
Captain Matthew Flinders was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.
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Place of birth
Place of death
Country of citizenship
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Midshipman to Captain Bligh
Exploration around New South Wales
Expeditions in ''Tom Thumb'' and ''Tom Thumb II''
Circumnavigation of Van Diemen's Land
Expedition to Hervey Bay
Command of ''Investigator''
Surveying the southern coast
Circumnavigation of Australia
Attempted return to England and imprisonment
Death and reburial
Naming of Australia and discovery of Flinders' 1804 map Y46/1
Legacy of Flinders