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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 2933502
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 [Darwin , Lands Dept., 1926?] 
1 map ; 72 x 42 cm. 
Notes

Dyeline map, on linen, shows the route of the Mackay expedition to Petermann and Musgrave Ranges in Central Australia, extending to Oodnadatta (S. Aust) and the Finke River (N.T.). Also shows outstations, water holes, localities, tracks, streams with notes on vegetation. Relief shown by hachures.

Many named features given in both English and Aboriginal names.

Handwritten on map "A17/34.2."

On map: "Lands Dept. Darwin W.L.N."

A published version of this map, printed by H.E. Powell, Govt. Lithographer, Adelaide, was published in: "Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, vol. XXIX, Session 1928-29, Adelaide, 1929.

Subjects Mackay Exploring Expedition, (1926)  |  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  |  Northern Territory Administration. Lands Department

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