|←Author Index: Fl||Matthew Flinders
|British navigator and cartographer. In a career that spanned just over twenty years, he sailed with Captain William Bligh, circumnavigated Australia and encouraged the use of that name for the continent, survived shipwreck and disaster only to be imprisoned as a spy. He identified and corrected the effect of iron components and equipment on board wooden ships upon compass readings, and wrote the seminal work on Australian exploration A voyage To Terra Australis.|
- A Voyage to Terra Australis Volume 1 (1814)
- A Voyage to Terra Australis Volume 2 (1814)
- A biographical tribute to the memory of Trim (1804)
- "Observations upon the Marine Barometer, made during the Examination of the Coasts of New Holland and New South Wales, in the Years 1801, 1802, and 1803" in Philosophical Transactions, 96 (1806), pp. 239−266
Works about FlindersEdit
- Scott, E., The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N.
- "Flinders, Matthew," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885-1900) in 63 vols.