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The south eastern portion of Australia showing the routes of the three expeditions and the surveyed territory [cartographic material] / T.L. Mitchell, del. ; B.R. Davies, sculpt., 16 George Str. Eusten Squ
Bib ID 1303195
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [1:2,172,342] 
Description [London] : T. & W. Boone, 29 New Bond Street, 1838 
1 map : colour, dissected and mounted on linen ; 51.8 x 71 cm. folded to 22.5 x 16 cm. in box. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell collection of maps.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; Map NK 1476.

Full contents
  • Inset views entitled Sections of the principal rivers and their banks. Scale 1:2,434: The Karaula, 23rd Jany. 1832
  • Gwydir, 9th Jany. 1832
  • Nammoy, 16th Decr. 1831
  • Darling at Fort Bourke, 10th Augt. 1835
  • Lachlan at Waagan, 24th March 1836
  • Murrumbidgee at Weyeba, 16th May, 1836
  • Murray, 9th June 1836 in long. 136E̊
  • Millewa or Murray, 20th Oct. 1836 in long. 1464̊0' East
  • Ovens or Burwang, 16th Octr. 1836
  • Glenelg near the sea, 19th Aug. 1836
 
Biography/History

Major Thomas L. Mitchell's expedition of 1836 was an exploratory one, the aim of which was to develop and expand the Colony of New South Wales and to seek potential grazing and farming land, as well as sites for new settlements. A landmark in Australian history, Mitchell exceeded his orders and discovered and explored a rich pastoral area which he called Australia Felix' (Happy Australia) - now central and western Victoria. This map which he compiled is the first properly surveyed map of this part of southeast Australia and it remained in use for many years. Note that the route through the Upper Hunter region in the top right of the map was charted by Robert Dixon in 1831-32, an assistant surveyor under Mitchell.

Notes

From Vol. 1 of: Three expeditions into the interior of Eastern Australia : with descriptions of the recently explored region of Australia Felix, and of the present colony of New South Wales / by T.L. Mitchell. London, T. & W. Boone, 1838.

Mitchell's map of Victoria and New South Wales showing towns, major rivers and the limits of the Colony at the time. The map shows in red the routes taken by Mitchell's expedition and camps. Relief is shown by hachures and spot heights.

MAP NK 1476 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230586259

National Library's copies at NK 1476 is very fragile, at RM 916 (Copy 1) is excellent, and at RM 916 (Copy 2) has been repaired along its right side with tape obscuring the far right side of the map.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection Map NK 1476.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 2553

Subjects Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855 -- Travel -- Australia, Southeastern -- Maps.  |  Australia, Southeastern -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Victoria -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1836 
Other authors/contributors Davies, Benjamin Rees  |  Dixon, Robert, 1800-1858  |  Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855. Three expeditions into the interior of Eastern Australia  |  T. & W. Boone (Firm)
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500 |aMitchell's map of Victoria and New South Wales showing towns, major rivers and the limits of the Colony at the time. The map shows in red the routes taken by Mitchell's expedition and camps. Relief is shown by hachures and spot heights.
505 0 |aInset views entitled Sections of the principal rivers and their banks. Scale 1:2,434: The Karaula, 23rd Jany. 1832 -- Gwydir, 9th Jany. 1832 -- Nammoy, 16th Decr. 1831 -- Darling at Fort Bourke, 10th Augt. 1835 -- Lachlan at Waagan, 24th March 1836 -- Murrumbidgee at Weyeba, 16th May, 1836 -- Murray, 9th June 1836 in long. 136E̊ -- Millewa or Murray, 20th Oct. 1836 in long. 1464̊0' East -- Ovens or Burwang, 16th Octr. 1836 -- Glenelg near the sea, 19th Aug. 1836 -- Glenelg, 14th Augt. 1836 -- Bayungun or Goulburn, 9th Octr. 1836 -- Islands in Bass Strait as seen in the west.
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