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Charts of the Hydrographic Department (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : pre-1825 :[M406], 1770-1824
Bib ID 1179814
Format MapMap, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Great Britain. Hydrographic Department
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [1988] 
144 aperture cards ; 9 x 19 cm. 

Nautical charts and tracings, mainly manuscript, of Australian and New Zealand hydrographic surveys and voyages of exploration, 1770-1824, drawn by Royal Navy officers and others including James Cook, William Bligh, George Vancouver, John Hunter, Matthew Flinders, John Murray, J. S. Roe and Phillip P. King.

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  • Aperture card no. <Official mark. Shelf> [obsolete UK Hydrographic Dept. codes]. Navigator/cartographer. Map title. Date.
  • M406/1. <Y46/1. Xr.> Flinders. Australia or Terra Australis : chart shewing parts of Terra Australis and its vicinity. 1804.
  • M406/2. <Y46/2. Xr.> Flinders. General chart of Terra Australis or Australia. 1798-1803.
  • M406/3. <B3804/1. 63.> Cook. A chart of part of the sea coast of New South Wales... from Cape Tribulation to Endeavours Streights. 1770.
  • M406/4. <B3804/2. 63.> Cook. [ditto]... from Cape Townsend to Cape Tribulation. 1770.
  • M406/5. <B3804/3. 63.> Cook. [ditto]... from Smoaky Cape to Cape Townsend. 1770.
  • M406/6. <B3804/4. 63.> Cook. [ditto]... from Point Hicks to Smoaky Cape. 1770.
  • M406/7-10. <593. 69.> James Cook / Robert Molyneaux. The coast on the eastern side from lat 37° So. ... Endeavour. 1770. [4 cards].
  • M406/11. < Y46/3. 45b.> Flinders. A chart of the Gulph of Carpentaria, Torres' Strait. 1807.
  • M406/12. <Y46/4. Xr.> Flinders. Chart of Terra Australis [North Coast sheet I]. 1802-1803.

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M406.

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Microfilm copy of originals held by the Hydrographic Dept., Ministry of Defence, Taunton, Somerset, England.

Subjects Great Britain. Hydrographic Department -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Maps.  |  New Zealand -- Maps.  |  Australia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  New Zealand -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1770-1800 
Other authors/contributors Ashmore, Samuel, -1858  |  Barrallier, Francis, 1773-1853  |  Bligh, William, 1754-1817  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779  |  Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814  |  Grant, James, 1772-1833  |  Hayes, John, Sir, 1767-1831  |  Haywood, Thomas, 1767-1798?  |  Heywood, Peter, 1773-1831  |  Hunter, John, 1737-1821  |  King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856  |  Murray, John, 1775?-1807?  |  Pickersgill, Richard, 1749-1779  |  Robbins, Charles, 1782-1805  |  Roe, John Septimus, 1797-1878  |  Vancouver, George, 1757-1798  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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