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Sketch of Tongataboo Harbour [cartographic material] / engraved by Thos. Bowen
Bib ID 3537617
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Bowen, Thomas, -1790
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [1:80,702] 
Description [London : Alexr. Hogg, 1784-86] 
1 map ; 21.4 x 34.5 cm. 
Notes

This sketch was made by James Cook when he visited Tongataboo [i.e. Tongatapu Island] in June & July 1777. Tongatupu is the main island of the Tonga Island group where the capital Nuku'alofa is located. The harbour shows that soundings were taken.

"Remarks in 1777".

Map opposite p. 465 from: A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world : undertaken and performed by royal authority : containing a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive, full, and complete historical account of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making new discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres, &c., &c., &c. : to which will be added, complete and genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. / ... under the direction of G.W. Anderson. London : Alexr. Hogg, [1784-86].

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231274864

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Tonga -- Tongatapu -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Harbors -- Tonga -- Tongatapu Island -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tongatapu Island (Tonga) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tonga -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1777 
Other authors/contributors Anderson, George William. New, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world  |  Hogg, Alexander, active 1779-1784

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