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The digger's road guide to the gold mines of Victoria and the country extending 210 miles around Melbourne [cartographic material] / carefully compiled from authentic sources & lithographed by Edwd. Gilks
Bib ID 3573039
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Gilks, Edward, 1822?-
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [1:2,472,586] 
Description Melbourne : Published by S. Leigh, 93 Flinders Lane East, & sold by the following stationers, E. Arnold, 56 Elizabeth St. ; H. Davis, 94 Elizabeth St. ; J.J. Blundell & Co. (late J. Pullar & Co.) 44 Collins St. West ; H. Clark, Collins St. East ; also, by Fell & Geddes, Chemists, Queen St., opposite the Queen's Theatre ; & by storekeepers at the mine, Augt. 1853 
1 map : col. ; 17.7 x 23.5 cm. on sheet 20.9 x 26.1 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; Map NK 2456/133.

Notes

Map of Victoria showing major gold mining districts in yellow. The map shows roads, cross routes, mileages, towns and shopping places, drainage. In particular there is included a Table of Routes to the Goldfields as well as a set of concentric circles 10 or 30 miles (depending on thickness to assist people) centred on Melbourne used to estimate the distance to the goldfields from the capital city. Relief shown by hachures and comment on the topography.

Vignette title.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-nk2456-133

Rex Nan Kivell Collection Map NK 2456/133.

Subjects Gold mines and mining - Victoria - Maps.  |  Victoria - Maps.
Time Coverage 1853 
Other authors/contributors S. Leigh (Firm)
Also Titled

Road guide to the gold mines of Victoria and the country extending 210 miles around Melbourne

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MAP NK 2456/133 (Copy 4) Maps Reading Room, Lower Ground 1
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