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Appendix C.

NAMES GIVEN BY FLINDERS TO IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN COASTAL FEATURES.

Among the Flinders Papers is a list of names given by Flinders to points on the Australian coast, with his reasons for doing so. The list is incomplete, but has served as the basis of the following catalogue, for help in the enlargement of which I am greatly indebted to Mr. Walter Jeffery:—


TOM THUMB VOYAGE, WITH BASS—

Hat Hill, named by Flinders from Cook's suggestion that it "looked like the crown of a hat."

Red Point.

Martin's Isles, after the boy who accompanied them.

Providential Cove (native name, Wattamowlee).


VOYAGE OF THE FRANCIS

Green Cape.

Cape Barren Island.

Clarke Island, Hamilton's Rocks, after members of the crew of the Sydney Cove.

Kent's Group, after the Captain of the Supply.

Armstrong's Channel, after the Master of the Supply.

Preservation Island.


VOYAGE OF THE NORFOLK

Chappell Islands, after Miss Ann Chappell.

Settlement Island, Babel Islands (from the noises made by the sea-birds), and other names in the Furneaux Group.

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