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Eastern portion of Australia [cartographic material] / by John Arrowsmith
Bib ID 2006636
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [1:5,068,800] (E 130°00'--E 154°00'/S 9°00'--S 38°00') 
Description London : Pubd. by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square, 1st May 1842 
1 map : hand col. ; 63.5 x 47.9 cm on sheet 66.7 x 53.4 cm. 
Full contents
  • Insets: [Torres Strait]. Scale [ca. 1:3,400,000]
  • Van Diemens Land. Scale [1:5,068,800], On the same scale as the map.
 
Notes

Map of eastern Australia (east of 130 ̊long.), considerably more detailed than his 1938 version, particularly in the region of South Australia and Victoria. The map shows towns, rivers, counties and police divisions. The map also features some explorers' routes and historical annotations about particular places. Relief is shown by hachures and some spot heights in feet with annotations about local topography.

Includes referenced listings for counties and police divisions.

Earlier edition of plate 60 from: The London atlas of universal geography : exhibiting the physical & political divisions of the various countries of the world, constructed from original materials. London : J. Arrowsmith, 1842-[1850]

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2905196742

Cited In

Phillips, 789.

Subjects Counties -- Australia, Eastern -- Maps.  |  Australia, Eastern -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps.  |  Australia, Eastern -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1617-1840 
Other authors/contributors Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873. London atlas of universal geography

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