Story: Kermadec Islands

Chart from d'Entrecasteaux's 1793 voyage

This map of Raoul Island, with coastal profiles of potential landing spots and the other islands of the Kermadec group, was prepared in 1793 by French explorer Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni d’Entrecasteaux. Joseph Raoul was the quartermaster of one of the two ships under d'Entrecasteaux's command.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0120-17
Cartography by C. F. Beautemps-Beaupre

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Human impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

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