voyage of Torres the discovery of the southern coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606 by Brett Hilder

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia, Q .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New Guinea,
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)

Subjects:

  • Torres, Luis Vaez de, fl. 1606.,
  • New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.,
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[by] Brett Hilder.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU739 .H54
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 194 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4166422M
ISBN 10070221275X
LC Control Number80148515

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