Charts and maps, Grenville collection

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A chart of Basses Straight between New South Wales and Van Diemans Land surveyed by Lieut. Flinders of HMS Reliance, by order of ... Governor Hunter, 1798-9.

Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Grenville collection
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID GREN1C/4
Description Single sheet. Engr. Medium: Segmented and backed. Scale: [ca. 1:1 000 000]. Cartographic Note: Graduated Mercator chart, meridian of Greenwich. Contents Note: There is a text note on Van Dieman's Land about previous surveys. The tracks of Flinders' voyages in the sloop Norfolk; the schooner Francis in 1798, and the sloop Jackson in 1798-9 are marked, as well as Bass's track in the whale boat HMS Reliance.
Date made 1800

Artist/Maker Arrowsmith, Aaron
Flinders, Matthew
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials Paper
Measurements 72.5 x 49cm.
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