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[Rough sketch of McArthur River showing entrances and approximate position of Booroloola] [cartographic material]
Bib ID 1563563
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Carrington, F., Captain
 
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Scale Scale [1:63 360]. One mile to the inch (E 136°18'--E 136°45'/S 15°40'--S 16°04') 
Description [Canberra : s.n., 1968] 
1 map ; 93 x 75 cm. 
Series

Explorers' plans Northern Territory ; no. 39.

Notes

Facsimile of ms. map, either a working sketch of Captain Carrington's 1886 survey by J.P. Hingston, or and enlarged tracing of Carrington and Hingston's original map, which was published 1886, for navigation purposes. Map extends from Borroloola to South West Island, showing soundings, riverbanks with depths in feet, and some notes on the course taken from original map, which are mostly illegible on facsimile. Some spot heights in feet.

Photograph of an original held by the Northern Territory Archives Service.

Title from published map, 1886.

Dating: situation 1886 ; if working sketch 1886 ; if tracing, taken before the survey by Captain Stevens in 1896.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-233243063

Reproduction Facsimile of sketch or tracing, drawn: [between 1886 and 1896] 
Subjects Nautical charts -- Northern Territory -- McArthur River Region.  |  McArthur River Region (N.T.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1886 
Other authors/contributors Hingston, J. P. (James Peron)

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