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Plan accompanying report by C. Winnecke late explorer & trig surveyor, Survey Department S.A. on block of pastoral country situate on Overland Telegraph Line in Northern Territory of South Australia / Hardy, Winnecke and Co. Adelaide, Licensed Surveyors etc
Bib ID 6377251
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Hardy, Winnecke and Co., surveyor
 
Scale Scale approximately 1:515,000 (E 132°00'--E 135°00'/S 21°00'--S 23°30'). 
Description [Adelaide] : J.H. Sherring & Co., Litho., [1882] 
1 map : colour, mounted on linen ; 58.3 x 52.4 cm, on sheet 66.5 x 60.1 cm 
Notes

Map of Northern Territory and Central Australia showing land surveyed by explorer and surveyor Charles Winnecke, from Mount Strzelecki to Adla Hill and Mount Denison to Plenty River. Shows telegraph line, proposed route of Transcontinental Railway, location of wells, native wells, waterholes, vegetation and topographic features. Relief shown by hachures.

"Approximate area 20,000 square miles held under a 25 year's lease. 1st 7 years at sixpence a square mile, remain-ing 18 years at two shillings and sixpence a sq mile rental.".

"Note. Wells numbered from 1 to 10 were made by white people. Six have a permanent supply of water in them".

"60 miles from Farina Railway Station on the Overland Telegraph Line, the present terminus of Govt. Gums & Port Augusta Railway".

Accompanying map from: Report on pastoral country about Barrow's Creek Telegraph Station, overland telegraph, N.T., 20,000 square miles, 25 years' leases.

Subjects Australia, Central - Discovery and exploration - Maps.  |  Northern Territory - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
Time Coverage 1882 
Form/genre Topographic maps.
Other authors/contributors Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902, surveyor  |  J. H. Sherring & Co., lithographer
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Report on pastoral country about Barrow's Creek Telegraph Station, overland telegraph, N.T., 20,000 square miles, 25 years' leases.

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