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Plan of Port Cockburn, between Bathurst and Melville Islands : with view of Fort Dundas, taken from Garden Point

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Title
Plan of Port Cockburn, between Bathurst and Melville Islands : with view of Fort Dundas, taken from Garden Point
Creator
Roe, John Septimus; King, Phillip Parker; Walker, J. & C.
Collection
MapNT; PublicationNT
Date
1825-07
Description
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].
Map scale
Scale not given
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.; [cartographic material]; Rare Map 293
Language
English
Subject
Port Cockburn (N.T.); Navigation Maps; Fort Dundas (N.T.); Apsley Strait (N.T.); Navigation Maps
Publisher name
Published as the act directs July 1825 by John Murray
Place of publication
London (U.K.)
Format
1 map : copper engraving, illustration ; map 13 x 14 cm, illustration 11 x 5 cm on sheet 22 x 18 cm.
File type
application/pdf; Image/tiff; Image/jpeg
Use
No known copyright
License
https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/pubic-domain/pdm
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/270482
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/434299
Related items
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/434294; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/434297

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