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Archaeologists Find the Lost Grave of Captain Flinders – The First to Circumnavigate Australia

January 25, 2019 - General
Detail of the breastplate from Captain Matthew Flinders' grave. (HS2) Insert: Watercolour miniature portrait of British navigator Matthew Flinders, dated about 1800.

Archaeologists working at a famous burial site in London have identified the remains of a very important British explorer and navigator. They have found the coffin and remains of Captain Matthew Flinders (1774-1814), who played a critical role in the exploration of Australia. 


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