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Fine early map of the region to the north of Australia, published shortly after the completion of James Cook's third and final voyage.

Detailed chart with new discoveries shown shaded. Includes much of New Guinea, New Ireland, and New Britain. New Guinea is also named Terra Di Papous.

Locates Dampier's Passage, Endeavour Straits, volcanoes and other features. Dyaul Island is here named Sandwich Island, in honor of Cook's patron, the Earle of Sandwich.

Philip Carteret discovered a new archipelago inside Saint George's Channel between New Ireland and New Britain Islands (Papua New Guinea), which he named the Duke of York Islands.

William Dampier reached the southern coast of New Guinea (Irian Jaya) in 1699. He explored the western and northern coast, discovering Dampier Strait dividing New Guinea from New Britain.

Alexander Hogg Biography

Alexander Hogg was a publisher active in London from 1778 to 1824. He worked under the sign of the Kings Arms on Paternoster Row. He is especially known for publishing architectural and historical prints, as well as maps.