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Map showing route of the Mackay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia May - August 1926 [cartographic material] / by Herbert Basedow
Bib ID 1600047
Format MapMap
Author
Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
 
Scale Scale [ca. 1:1 000 000] (E 128°45'--E 135°45'/S 24°00'--S 28°00') 
Description [Australia : s.n., 1926?] 
1 map ; 42 x 72 cm. 
Notes

Printed map shows the route of the Mackay expedition to Petermann and Musgrave Ranges in Central Australia, extending to Oodnadatta (S.A.) and the Finke River (N.T.). Also shows the route of the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition (1903) with outstations, waterholes, localities, tracks, streams and notes on vegetation. Relief shown by hachures.

Many named features given both English and Aboriginal names.

Stamped on map: "Lands and Surveys Dept. N.A. Commission" ;and, "A 17/34."

Subjects Mackay Exploring Expedition, (1926)  |  South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, (1903)  |  Australia, Central -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Petermann Ranges (N.T. and W.A.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Musgrave Ranges (S.A.) -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1926 
Other authors/contributors MacKay, Donald, 1870-1958

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