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Admiralty Chart, Torres Strait, Australia

Date: 1893
Dimensions:
Overall: 1000 x 680 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Maps, charts and plans
Object Name: Chart
Object No: 00004277
Place Manufactured:London
Related Place:Torres Strait,

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    Description
    This Admiralty chart is details the hydrographic survey of part of the Torres Strait as surveyed by Captain Owen Stanley, Lieuts C.B. Yule, J. Dayman, H.G. Simpson, and Mr. Obree Master's Assistant in HMS RATTLESNAKE, 1848-49. Further corections to the initial survey include Normanby Sound and adjacent soundings by Captain J. F. L.P. Maclear, R.N. in HMS ALBERT in 1881; and from Alpha Rock to Turtle Head by Lieut G. Pirie and the officers of H.M. Surveying ship PALUMA in 1890-2.

    The chart includes Jarvis Island, Mulgrave Island, Banks Island, Horn Island, Prince of Wales Islands and Endeavour Strait.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Admiralty Chart, Torres Strait, Australia

    Web title: Coral Reefs in Torres Strait, Australia

    Related People
    Publisher: The Admiralty

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