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Australian Survey Corps plane table surveys [cartographic material]
Bib ID 1493014
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Australia. Army. Survey Corps
 
Online Versions
Scale Scales differ (E 112°50'--E 154°00'/S 9°00'--S 39°00'). 
Description 1910-[1940?] 
58 ms. maps, 1 ms. photo mosaic, 9 ms. technical drawings on 1 sheet : mounted on board, zinc or linen, col. ; sheets 92.7 x 61.0 cm. or smaller. 
Notes

Collection of ms. surveys conducted by Australian Army Officers for Victoria, N.S.W., Queensland and Western Australia. Relief shown by contours, spot heights, shading and hachures.

Some sheets include summary of work that list number days allocated to field work, office work, levelling work, unsuitable weather, Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, leave of absence, sick leave and trigonometric station restoration. Also recorded are an efficiency percentage and sheet commencement and finish dates.

Field maps produced between 1910 and 1937. St Albans photomosaic and tracing probably created between 1935 and 1940.

Additional information about production dates and personnel responsible for individual maps from 'List of plane table surveys given to Map Collection, by Directorate of Survey, Dept. of Defence' (April 1977). Some maps in list not held by the Library. See National Library of Australia registry file 205/02/00056-01.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-233146370

Index/Finding Aid Note Collection description and overview on TRIM file no. R10/45525. Ask Library staff for access. 
Subjects Australia. Army. Survey Corps -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1910-1940 
Form/genre Topographic maps.  |  Manuscript maps.

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