1911-1914, English, Map edition: Collection of maps taken from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition - Records, 1910-1915.

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Physical Description
  • 604 maps : some colour, some manuscript ; sheets 8 x 20 cm to 94 x 54 cm.
Published
  • [Various places of publication] : [various producers], [1911-1914].
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Collection of maps taken from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition - Records, 1910-1915.
Other Creators
  • Blake, L. R. (Leslie Russell), 1890-1918, (cartographer.)
  • Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958, (cartographer.)
  • Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)
Published
  • [Various places of publication] : [various producers], [1911-1914].
Content Types
  • cartographic image
Carrier Types
  • sheet
Physical Description
  • 604 maps : some colour, some manuscript ; sheets 8 x 20 cm to 94 x 54 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1911-1914
Map Data
  • Scales differ (W 180°--E 180°/​S 60°--S 90°)
Summary
  • Collection of maps taken for the 'Australasian Antarctic Expedition - Records, 1 Dec. 1910 - 1 Dec. 1915, together with related and miscellaneous papers, 1874-1934, and including manuscripts of the published scientific reports with related papers, 1911-1947'. These being the papers deposited with the Mitchell Library through an agreement with Sir Douglas Mawson. Within the collection are manuscript and published maps, of various forms, detailing the expedition. Included within the collection are geological maps, topographic maps, nautical charts showing the tracks of the SY Aurora, in addition to numerous weather maps and section plans of the SY Aurora, and plans of the huts used during the exhibition. Some maps within the collection have been catalogued individually. For a full list of the maps within the collection, please refer to the attached finding aid.
Notes
  • This record is linked.
  • Some maps within this collection formed part of the exhibition: "Finding Antarctica" at the State Library of NSW, 2011
Related to
  • Macquarie Island R.F. 1:40000
  • Carte générale bathymétrique des océans. Feuille B'iii
  • Map showing part of the S. Y. Aurora's first Antarctic voyage
  • High iced capped land
  • Sketch Macquarie Island Hut
  • Australasian Antarctic Expedition Western Base
  • Australasian Antarctic Expedition Second Base, 1912
  • Plan and longitudinal section of S. Y. Aurora.
  • Macquarie I.
  • Ground plan of the hut
  • Longitudinal and transverse section plan
  • Map showing track of the southern sledging party from the main base
  • Plan of living quarters
  • Plan of the layout "The Grottoes"
  • [Plan of the Macquarie Island hut]
  • Australasian Antarctic Expedition illustrating sledging operations from the Western Base Station M Ser 4 000/​1 MLMSS 171/​Map 57
  • Geological sketch of Macquarie Island
  • Macquarie Island [Australasian Antarctic Expedition]
  • Macquarie Island
Language
  • English
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