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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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