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18 Mar 2024

Jules Dumont d'Urville - Part 3 - the first voyage of the Astrolabe

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The Explorers Podcast


This podcast episode explores the adventures of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville during his second voyage to the South Pacific. It covers his preparations for the expedition, the experienced crew and officers he assembled, and the challenges faced during the journey, including encounters with British officials and challenging sailing conditions. The episode also delves into d'Urville's explorations and interactions in Australia, New Zealand, and the Tonga archipelago, highlighting his scie...

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