Robert King

Profile Updated: September 18, 2017
Residing In: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia
Yes! Attending Reunion
Cartographic Interests?

15-17th century maps of the world, Asia, Americas and the southern hemisphere lands and seas.

What type of enthusiast are you?

author/academic

Articles written? Where published?

“Regio Patalis: Australia on the map in 1531?”, The Portolan, 82, Winter 2011, pp.8-17.
“Havre de Sylla on JAVE la GRANDE”, Terrae Incognitae, vol.45, no.1, April 2013, pp.30-61.
"Marco Polo’s Java and Locach on Mercator’s world maps of 1538 and 1569, and globe of 1541", The Globe, no.81, 2017, pp.41-61.
“Puerto del Pendulo, Doubtful Sound: The Malaspina Expedition’s Visit to New Zealand in Quest of the True Figure of the Earth”, The Globe, no.65, 2010, pp.1-18.
"From Beach to Western Australia: Dirk Hartog and the transition from speculative to actual geography", The Great Circle, vol.38, no.1, 2016, pp.45-71.