Ulimaroa unveiled?

Jan Tent, Paul Geraghty

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    Abstract

    The continent of Australia had a number of appellations up until the early 19th century. The most enigmatic of these was Ulimaroa. This name was bestowed by the Swedish geographer Daniel Djurberg and subsequently used by a number of other European cartographers. In this paper, it is our intention to elucidate the origin, meaning, development, and possible original referent of this name.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)29-40
    Number of pages12
    JournalThe Globe
    Issue number69
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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