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Sketch of a part of New Guinea and Papua covered by an aerial reconnaissance undertaken by the Papuan Government (Mesrs Champion, Hides and Williams) on the 1st and 2nd of February 1936 [cartographic material] / by J.L. Taylor, A.D.O. who accompanied the Papuan party
Bib ID 4925931
Format MapMap
Author
Black, J. R. (John Russell), 1908-1988
 
Scale Scale [ca. 1:500,000] (E 142°00'--E 144°30'/S 5°00'--S 7°30'). 
Description [S.l. : s.n., 199-?] 
1 map: photocopy ; 55 x 55 cm., on sheet 87 x 58 cm. 
Notes

Photocopied map of a portion of New Guinea and Papua showing direction of course flown on aerial reconnaissance in 1936 which included Ivan Champion, F.E. Williams, Jack Hides, Lewis Lett and J.L. Taylor. Also shows populated areas, villages, main physical features, mountains and rivers. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.

"Course flown 1st February 270° (True) from Mogei Landing Ground, Mt Hagen for 58 minutes at 95 miles per hour. Distance covered approximately 92 miles."

"Course flown from Mogei on 2nd February 238° (True) for 1 hour then 166° (True) for 10 minutes, then by a more or less direct route back to Mogei. Between Mt Giluwer and the first turning point the drift was considerable the aeroplane being ten miles off the course at the first turning point (Point along a line bearing 148°) (Speed 100 miles per hour approx.)

Library's copy at MAP Black 147 has hand written annotation: Drawn by J.R. Black. Names also annotated on map: Ivan Champion, F.E. Williams, Jack Hides, Lewis Lett and J.L. Taylor.

Library's copies at MAP Black 148 and MAP Black 149 are photocopies of a small portion of MAP Black 147.

Reproduction Photocopy. Original published: [Papua New Guinea? : s.n., 1936?] 
Subjects Champion, Ivan F. (Ivan Francis), 1904-1989 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  Hides, J. G. (Jack Gordon), 1906-1938 -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Williams, Francis Edgar, 1893-1943 -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Letts, Lewis -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Taylor, Jim, 1901-1987 -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Aerial reconnaissance -- Papua New Guinea -- Maps.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1936 
Other authors/contributors Taylor, Jim, 1901-1987

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