Matthew Flinders Interactive Map



Quick Facts:

Matthew Flinders’ expeditions lead to the discovery that Australia was not part of a larger land mass, but was its own island continent, which he mapped and became the first European to circumnavigate

Click on the world map to view an example of the explorer’s voyage.

How to Use the Map

  • After opening the map, click the    icon to expand voyage information
  • You can view each voyage individually or all at once by clicking on the to check or uncheck the voyage information
  • Click on either the map icons or on the location name in the expanded column to view more information about that place or event
  • Click the back arrow to return to the full voyage list