Map of the Swan River

The first detailed chart to be made of the Swan River in Western Australia. It was created by François Heirisson in 1801 during the 1801-1804 French circumnavigation of the world. For more on their exploration of the Swan River please click here.


Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia
Freycinet Collection: Chart of the Swan River, by Francois-Antoine Boniface Heirisson, 1801. Call Number MN 2146 / slwa_b2112066_30.