A Voyage to New Holland

A Voyage to New Holland Navigator nautralist writer and buccaneer William Dampier led a wild and varied life from to A Voyage to New Holland is Dampier s own account of his two year expedition to Australia and N

  • Title: A Voyage to New Holland
  • Author: William Dampier
  • ISBN: 9781845881948
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Paperback
  • Navigator, nautralist, writer and buccaneer, William Dampier led a wild and varied life from 1651 to 1715 A Voyage to New Holland is Dampier s own account of his two year expedition to Australia and New Guineau aboard the Roebuck from 1699 1701.

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    1. William Dampier is a fascinating character: explorer, buccaneer, amateur scientist. William Dampier's account of his voyage to New Holland not fascinating. It's mostly filled with the minutiae of daily life as a sailor: depth soundings, currents, weather, and occasional descriptions of the consistency of the seabed. This was probably useful information in the 1700s. Now, not so much.The book is at its best when Dampier is describing the colonies and daily life of the time, especially in the earl [...]

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