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Sketch map Newcastle, New South Wales [cartographic material] / prepared by Commonwealth Section, Imperial General Staff
Bib ID 6195308
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Commonwealth Section, cartographer
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale 1:63,360 ; Polyconic projection (E 151°30ʹ--E 152°00ʹ/S 32°45ʹ--S 33°00ʹ). 
Description Melbourne : Commonwealth Department of Defence, 1913 
1 map : col. ; 46 x 76 cm., on sheet 54 x 78 cm. 
Series

Australia 1:63,360 ; [I56-2] sheet no. 396.

Biography/History

The first topographic series map produced in Australia, marking the beginning the 1:63,360 series (which ended upon metrication in 1959). Initial sheets were titled 'sketch map' until proper triangulation was introduced a few years later. The sketch map sheets were then redrawn.

Notes

Topographic map of Newcastle region, New South Wales, showing bridges, water courses, railways, telegraph or telephone lines, roads, tracks, buildings, vegetation, and trig stations. Relief shown by contours.

"Commonwealth Department of Defence 1912".

"Surveyed 1911 Del. 1913".

"The framework of this sheet is based on the primary triangulation and Parish plans of the Lands Dept. N.S.W."

"Levels obtained from the Public Depts of New South Wales and extended by Aneroid".

"C.8152."--Printed on verso.

Includes index to adjoining sheets and legend.

National Library of Australia's designation of sheet number: I 56 2 396.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234346718

Subjects Newcastle Region (N.S.W.) -- Maps
Time Coverage 1911, 1912 
Form/genre Topographic maps.
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Defence
Also Titled

On verso: Military Su[rvey] of Australi[a], Newcas[tle] (New South Wal[es)], Department of De[fence] Melbourne

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