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A 1797 map of the Pacific Ocean depicting Australia less than ten years after the founding of the British colony at Port Arthur by Arthur Philip in 1788. Van Diemen’s Land is still part of the mainland, as the news that Bass and Flinders that year did not reach the Admiralty for another two years, in 1799.

Hawaii has Cook's spellings (e.g., "Owhyhee").