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Melville Island [cartographic material] : [route of the Government Resident's exploration trip across Melville Island] / J.P. Hingston ... November 23rd 87
Bib ID 1563615
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Hingston, J. P. (James Peron)
 
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Scale Scale [ca. 1:130 000] (E 130°22'-E 131°35'/S 11°10'--S 12°00') 
Description [Canberra : s.n., 1968] 
1 map ; 74 x 63 cm. 
Series

Explorers' plans Northern Territory ; no. 28.

Notes

Facsimile copy of map of the Government Resident, Langdon Parson's 1887 journey led by Phil Saunders, the party including Maurice Holtz, across Melville Island, N.T., showing route, camps, relief by hachures and notes on topography. Route extends from Elsie Creek, near Cobham Bay, to Brenton Bay and Lethbridge Bay. Includes inset, based on Admiralty chart of Bathurst and Melville Islands, showing start and finish of expedition.

On original "For description of Melville Island by Messers Parson, Saunders, Hingston and Holtze vide report by Govt. Resident 1887 page 11 & Dr 21/52".

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

Inset: Bathurst Island and Melville Island, also showing spot heights in feet, and soundings.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-233243559

Reproduction Facsimile of map signed by J.P. Hingston: 1887. 
Subjects Melville Island (N.T.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1887 
Other authors/contributors Parsons, J. Langdon, 1837-1903  |  Saunders, Phil, 1838-1931

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