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Title: Plan of Port Cockburn, between Bathurst and Melville Islands : with view of Fort Dundas, taken from Garden Point
Author: Roe, John Septimus
King, Phillip Parker
Walker, J. & C.
Publication location: London (U.K.)
Publisher: Published as the act directs July 1825 by John Murray
Publication date: 1825
Notes: The Fort Dundas British settlement was established in September 1824 with the goal of developing trade with the Malays (Macassans). It was a short lived failure and was abandoned in February 1829.
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Rare Map 293
Description / Abstract: Detailed survey of King's Cove and Port Cockburn, between Bathurst and Melville Islands, Northern Territory. Relief shown bathymetric soundings. In lower right margin: J. Walker sculpt. "From a survey made by Lieutenant J.S. Roe in October, 1824." Also from: Narrative of a Survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia : performed between the years 1818 and 1822, Volume 2 / King. [London : John Murray, 1824-1826].
Physical Description: 1 map : copper engraving, illustration ; map 13 x 14 cm, illustration 11 x 5 cm on sheet 22 x 18 cm.
Language: English
Subject: Port Cockburn (N.T.) -- Navigation Maps
Fort Dundas (N.T.)
Apsley Strait (N.T.) -- Navigation Maps
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