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Bismarck Archipelago. Sheet 2 : Hercules Bay to Sepik River, New Guinea, and portion of New Britain / reproduced by Hydrographic Branch, Sydney, by permission of the Hydrographer
Bib ID 7498191
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Australia. Department of the Navy. Hydrographic Branch
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale 1:750,000 (Lat. 4°00ʹS.) (E 144°25ʹ--E 150°55ʹ/S 3°45ʹ--S 8°00ʹ). 
Description Sydney : Hydrographic Branch, Department of the Navy, [approximately 1941] 
London : published at the Admiralty, 11 June 1934 
1 map ; 65 x 96 cm, on sheet 71 x 102 cm 
Notes

Hydrographic chart of the Bismarck Archipelago, from Hercules Bay to Sepik River, New Guinea, and portion of New Britain, northeastern Papua New Guinea, showing safe passeges, conspicuous landmarks, and courses followed by trading vessels highlighted in red. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depth shown by bathymetric soundings.

"London. Published at the Admiralty 11th. June 1934, under the Superintendence of Captain J.A. Edgell, O.B.E., R.N. Hydrographer".

"Compiled from German Government charts and other authorities to 1933".

"For abbreviations see Admiralty Chart No. 5011".

"Soundings in Fathoms (Under eleven in Fathoms & Feet)".

"Engraved 1934".

"Enclosure No. Aus. S.D. 9"--In red in lower right margin.

"3831"--In lower right margin.

Includes notes on small corrections between 1934 and 1940, notes on weather, tidal streams and currents, and a conversion table for British units and metres.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-552982786

Subjects Nautical charts -- Papua New Guinea -- Bismarck Archipelago.  |  Nautical charts -- Papua New Guinea, Northeastern.  |  Coasts -- Papua New Guinea -- Bismarck Archipelago -- Maps.  |  Coasts -- Papua New Guinea, Northeastern -- Maps.  |  Bismarck Archipelago (Papua New Guinea) -- Maps.  |  Papua New Guinea, Northeastern -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1933-1940 
Form/genre Nautical charts.

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