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C.T. Madigan's map of Simpson Desert & environs [cartographic material] : [route of the Simpson Desert Expedition, 1939] / C.T. Madigan 1944
Bib ID 2933488
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Madigan, C. T. (Cecil Thomas), 1889-1947
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:250 000] (E 133°30'--E 140°00'/S 22°00'--S 30°00') 
Description [Canberra : Division of National Mapping, 1958?] 
1 map on 2 sheets joined ; 44 x 33 cm. 
Notes

Photograph (reduced?) of a ms. map by C.T. Madigan extending from Alice Springs (N.T.) to Lake Eyre and Maree (S.Aust.). Map shows expedition's route and camps, heights of camps above sea level in feet, with notes on topography of route. Also shows topographic detail including streams, swamps, sand ridges, homesteads, bores, wells, margin of artesian basin, railway, rabbit proof fence and state boundaries.

Title from note added to photograph.

Notes added to map: "A 24/8 ; received 26.1.45 with accompanying letter from Prof. C.T. Madigan (Adelaide)."

Stamped on photograph "Records Information & Research Section, Division of National Mapping."

A larger version of this map appeared with: The Simpson Desert Expedition 1939, scientific reports, introduction, narrative, physiography and meteorology /by C.T. Madigan. (Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia ; vol. 69, Part 1, 27 July 1945)

Added in ms. to photograph: "see also letter in Rodinga Project File NMP581081."

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-233551280

Reproduction Original not identified. 
Subjects Madigan, C. T. (Cecil Thomas), 1889-1947. -- Journeys -- Simpson Desert -- Maps.  |  Simpson Desert Expedition, (1939) -- Maps.  |  Simpson Desert -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Eyre, Lake, Region (S.A.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Northern Territory, Southwestern -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1939 
Other authors/contributors Australia. Division of National Mapping

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