TF2035 : Matthew Flinders

taken 10 years ago, near to Donington, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Matthew Flinders
Matthew Flinders
Donington's most famous son .... Matthew Flinders was born in Donington in 1774, the son of a local surgeon. His explorations of Australia with George Bass made him famous and he is credited with the naming of Australia. He died in 1814 and is buried in London. This statue shows him with his cat Trim ... reputedly captured and eaten by native Mauritians in 1801.
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TF2035, 110 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 January, 2008
Category
Statues   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 208 357 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.3097N 0:12.3021W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 208 356
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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