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The Flinders papersletters and documents about the explorer Matthew Flinders (1774-1814)
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Largest of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the north-west coast of Africa. La Laguna (founded in 1497) was the first capital. Santa Cruz is the present capital.

North-west Netherlands on the North Sea.

The Nore
At the mouth of the Thames and the Medway. Used as a naval anchorage. One of the three home bases of the Royal Navy. Scene of the great naval mutiny in 1797. After World War II it ceased to be used in a naval capacity.

Tidd (Tydd)
Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire. Small village east of Spalding. Home to the Hursthouses, friends of the Flinders.

Major island of the Indonesia archipelago. Settled by the Portuguese in 1509.

Torres Straits
Straits between Australia and Papua New Guinea. Discovered by the Portuguese navigator Luis de Torres in 1606, but not published until 1792. Alexander Dalrymple named it for him.

Tryal Rocks
Named after the English ship 'Trial' (also spelled 'Tryall') wrecked off the North-Western coast of Australia in 1622.

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