Kōrero: Marlborough places

The Astrolabe in Te Aumiti (French Pass) (2 o 3)

The Astrolabe in Te Aumiti (French Pass)

French navigator and explorer Dumont D’Urville successfully piloted the Astrolabe through the treacherous waters of Te Aumiti, which he named ‘Passe des Français’, in January 1827.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-052-004
Hand-coloured lithograph by Alfred-Leon Lemercier

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Western Sounds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/31814/the-astrolabe-in-te-aumiti-french-pass (accessed 28 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015