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The correct name for ‘Invetigators Strait’ is ‘Investigator Strait’. Investigator Strait is a sea passage that varies in width from between about 30 and 45 kilometres and separates Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island. On 27 March 1802, Matthew Flinders named it after his ship. Map Sources: Geoffrey H. Manning, Manning’s Place Names of South Australia [...]

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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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