Matthew Flinders

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Matthew Flinders

Post by Witness » Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:12 am

Remains of explorer Matthew Flinders found under London train station during HS2 dig, ending 200-year mystery
  • Matthew Flinders died at the age of 40
  • The explorer's remains were discovered thanks to a well-preserved lead breast plate
  • His headstone was removed in the 1840s and it was feared his remains had been lost
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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-25/ ... 06559815=1 for details.