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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 42177
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
 
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Scale Scale [ca. 1:1 000 000] (E 128°45'--E 135°45'/S 24°00' --S 28°00') 
Description [Canberra : s.n., 1968] 
1 map ; 72 x 42 cm. 
Series

Explorers' plans Northern Territory ; no. 47.

Notes

Facsimile copy of map 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 both English and Aboriginal names.

On map original "Lands Dept., Darwin WLN".

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232697448

Library also has negative of another issue of this map, a slightly worn original

Reproduction Facsimile of the author's Map showing route of the MacKay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia May-August 1926. Darwin : Lands Dept., [1926?] 
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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