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Cape Jervis is located at the south–west end of the Fleurieu Peninsula on the South Australian mainland. The cape is opposite Penneshaw, which is on the north-eastern end of Kangaroo Island, and the two are separated by Backstairs Passage. Matthew Flinders named the cape on 23 March 1802 after John Jervis, the first Earl of [...]

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Week 29 – Impressions of the mainland

On land Sunday 4 September finds Samuel Stephens deeply depressed. ‘I cannot and will not endure this state of things it shall be mended by some means or other’, he confides to his diary. He and Captain Martin put their heads together and the experienced captain devises a plan to try to get everyone working [...]

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