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General map of the south eastern portion of Australia [cartographic material] : shewing the colony of New South Wales as surveyed and divided by the Sr. Genl. [i.e. Surveyor General] between the years 1827 and 1850 / Sir T.L. Mitchell, del. ; J. Carmichael, sc., Kent Strt., North Sydney
Bib ID 3573817
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
New South Wales. Surveyor-General
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions This item contains words and pictures, and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Scale Scale [1:2,172,342] 
Description [Sydney : J. Carmichael for N.S.W. Surveyor General], Under the authority of his Excellency the Governor, [1850?] 
1 map : col., dissected and mounted on linen ; 87 x 72 cm. 
Full contents
  • Inset: Mouth of the Glenelg, 20th Aug. 1836. Scale [1:28,800], 800 yards to an inch.
  • Inset views entitled Sections of the principal rivers and their banks, Scale [1:2,400]: The Karaula, 23rd Jany. 1832
  • Gwydir, 9th Jany. 1832
  • Nammoy, 16th Decr. 1831
  • Darling at Fort Bourke, 10th Augt. 1835
  • Lachlan at Waagan, 24th March 1836
  • Murrumbidgee at Weyeba, 16th May, 1836
  • Murray, 9th June 1836 in long. 143E̊
  • Millewa or Murray, 20th Oct. 1836 in long. 1464̊0' East
  • Ovens or Burwang, 16th Octr. 1836
 
Notes

Map of southeastern Australia extending as far north as Rockhampton, Qld. and showing the limits of the Colony c. 1850. The map shows towns, rivers, counties and main roads. The map features the tracks of some explorers, primarily those of Mitchell, Hume and Sturt, including dates of encampment, and also a measured boundary between Victoria and South Australia. Relief is shown by hachures and spot heights.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Includes notes on contact with Aboriginals (north of Gwydir River and east of Bombello Ponds) and the location of an Aboriginal burial ground (south of Lake Three Guns, south east of the River Darling).

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231341310

Subjects Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855 -- Travel -- Australia, Southeastern -- Maps.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Australia, Southeastern -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  New South Wales -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Victoria -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1850 
Other authors/contributors Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855  |  Carmichael, John, 1803-1857

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