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Biographical entry Kerguelen de Trémarec, Yves Joseph de

Born
France
Occupation
Antarctic explorer

Summary

Yves Joseph de Kerguelen de Tremrec sailed to the Antarctic in 1772 where he discovered the Kerguelen Islands and took possession of various territories for France.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Tremrec - Records, 1771 - 1774, B1203-6 and A3070; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.