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[Navigation charts used by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith in the 1928 crossing of the Pacific] [cartographic material]
Bib ID 181369
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Scale Various scales. 
Description Washington, D.C. 1902-1925 
7 maps ; 118 x 95.5 cm. or smaller. 
Notes

United States hydrographic charts with ms. plots by Harry Lyon, navigator on the Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 crossing of the Pacific Ocean from Oakland, California to Brisbane. Relief shown by shading, spot heights and bathymetric soundings.

Chart nos. "2027", "2941", "4000", "2020", "2021", "527", "2850".

Ms. comments about the climate and condition of the plane on verso of chart 6 - near Hawaii.

Notes describing each charts.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232111831

Subjects Kingsford-Smith, Charles, 1897-1935.  |  Nautical charts -- Pacific Ocean.
Time Coverage 1902-1925 
Other authors/contributors Lyon, Harry W. Captain

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