The picture of the zoological interests of kangaroo island is heightened by Flinders' account of the seals and marsupials.
He also mentions "a vast bay with an isle," possibly kangaroo island.
Of these more smiling spots the large island, off the western coast, called kangaroo island, may serve for a specimen.
More wild life was seen at kangaroo island than in the gulf region.
At noon we had come 148 miles under sail, and kangaroo island was now 546 miles distant; we were in lat.
A very short stay was made at kangaroo island on this first call.
Flinders did not complete the examination of kangaroo island.
It is hoped that the scrubby western end of kangaroo island, where foxes are unknown, will prove a suitable sanctuary for them.
The south and west of kangaroo island were, however, first charted by Baudin, and his names survive there.
But it is quite easy to account for the superior cartography of the two gulfs and kangaroo island.