Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H. M. S. Fly: Commanded by Captain F. P. Blackwood, R.N., in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and Other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, During the Year 1842-1846: Together with an Excursion Into the Interior of the Eastern Part of Java, Volume 1
Narrative of a voyage undertaken for the purpose of surveying the lesser-known parts of the coast of northeastern Australia and the islands of Torres Straits and the Great Barrier Reef. New Guinea was also visited and the Fly River discovered. Also included are accounts of Timor and its aborigines, Dutch Java, Sandalwood Island, Singapore, and Malacca. Jukes was the naturalist on the expedition.
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