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To the honorable court of directors of the United East India Company, this chart of the western part of the Pacific Ocean comprised between the latitudes of 18 ̊South and 17 ̊Nort, from 146 to 176 of East longitude, and exhibiting the track of the Walpole from the S.W. Cape of New Holland to the Isle of Tinian [cartographic material] : is respectfully dedicated by their most obedient humble servt. Thos. Butler, Commander of the Walpole
Bib ID 3545087
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Butler, Thomas, active 1793-1794
 
Online Versions
Edition 2nd ed., with various additions, including new tracks by Captn. ABm. Bristow and others, 1st. Jany. 1800. 
Scale Scale [ca. 1:3,802,000], an inch to one degree of longitude. 
Description London : Published by Robt. Laurie & Jams. Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, May 20th, 1800 
1 map on 3 sheets ; each 58 x 77 cm. 
Full contents
  • Inset maps: Situation of the ship Waczaamheydt Captn. Hunter between the Isle of Pines and the Reef to the S.W. of New Caledonia, April 23rd and 24th 1791. Scale 1:950,400
  • Sketch of Lord Auckland's Isles : discovered by Mr. Abm. Bristow, commander of the ship Ocean, South-Whaler, in his run from Van Dieman's Land towards Cape Hope, 18th August, 1806. Scale [ca. 1:370,160] Inset coastal views:
 
Notes

Map of the Tasman sea between the east coast of Australia and the western side of New Zealand extending up through the Archipelago of the Solomon Islands to the Caroline Islands and the Ladrone Islands [i.e. the Marianas]. The map features the seatrack of the ship Walpole under the command of Thomas Butler in 1794. Relief is shown pictorially.

Title in dedication.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-rm571

Subjects Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1750-1800 
Other authors/contributors Robert Laurie and James Whittle
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Chart of the western part of the Pacific Ocean

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