Cover image for Exploration Maps
Series:
Exploration Maps
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
01 Jan 1800
End Date:
31 Dec 1949
Source:
Archives Office of Tasmania
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 180423 Dec 1970
How to Use:
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Copies may be made, from our website, for private research/study but any other use requires permission from the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

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Series notes:
Exploratory charts and maps

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.
Items:


Map - Historic Plan 0 - county of Buckingham, showing Port Davey and Pyramid Rock from South West Cape perspective - surveyor 2nd Master of HMS Havannah P Guing
Map - Historic Plan 1 - chart of Van Diemens Land by M Flinders, south coast sheet VI published 4/2/1814, including insets of Sullivans Cove and south-east Tasmania
Map - Historic Plan 2 - general map of Tasmania compiled from various maps and surveys by GH Evans, Deputy Surveyor General
Map - Historic Plan 5 - map of the colony of Van Diemens Land by George Frankland, Surveyor-General
Map - Historic Plan 6 - map of the colony Van Diemens Land showing police districts by George Frankland, Surveyor-General
Map - Historic Plan 7 - map by George Frankland Surveyor-General, of Van Diemens Land showing counties, parishes and towns including insets of Hobart and Launceston
Map - Historic Plan 8 - coloured map of electoral districts of Tasmania, originally published by RH Laurie 53 Fleet Street London 1/1/1854
Map - Historic Plan 10 - 'sketch of the settlement around Hobart and the Derwent in Van Diemens Land', copy of sketch by Lieutenant Bowen at Risdon Cove forwarded by him to Governor King in despatch dated 27/9/1803
Map - Historic Plan 11 - 'general chart of Terra Australis or Australia showing the parts explored by M Flinders between 1798 and 1803, commissioner of HMS Investigator', published as the Act directs by G & K Nicol Pall Mall January 1814
Map - Historic Plan 12 - 'chart of Terra Australis by M Flinders 1798-99, south coast sheet V1', map of Van Diemens Land
Map - Historic Plan 13 - chart by M Flinders, commissioner of HM Sloop, Investigator 1798, 1802 and 1803 of Terra Australis northern Tasmania, Bass Strait and New South Wales, south coast sheet V, publ as the Act directs by G & K Nicol Pall Mall 1/2/1814
Map - Historic Plan 14 - 'chart of Van Diemens Land, southern extremity of New Holland, inscribed to Sir John Shore Bart by John Hayes 1791', copy made by RW Giblin
Map - Historic Plan 15 - 'Walch's new map of Tasmania' includes various proposed railway lines
Map - Exploration Chart 2 - South Esk, Macquarie and Elizabeth Rivers - surveyor W Wedge Darke
Map - Exploration Chart 3 - sketch of North Esk River - surveyor Charles Grimes
Map - Exploration Chart 4 - Kent, Recherche Bay, whaling station - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder
Map - Exploration Chart 5 - survey of the upper part of the Derwent River
Map - Exploration Chart 6 - Glamorgan, Swan and Cygnet Rivers - surveyor H Wilkinson
Map - Exploration Chart 7 - Westmoreland, Great Lake area - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder
Map - Exploration Chart 8 - Westmorland, River Ouse - surveyor Adam Jackson
Map - Exploration Chart 9 - Buckingham, Derwent River - surveyor JE James Erskine Calder
Map - Exploration Chart 10 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 1) - surveyor JM Dooley
Map - Exploration Chart 11 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 2) - surveyor JM Dooley
Map - Exploration Chart 12 - Devon, River Blythe and tributaries (sheet 3) - surveyor JM Dooley
Map - Exploration Chart 13 - Monmouth, Yarlington and Strathallern Rivulet - surveyor William Hogan
Map - Exploration Chart 14 - sketch map of the Pieman River and vicinity - surveyor Charles Sprent
Map - Exploration Chart 15 - sketch map of the route from Lake St Clair via Pieman River to Mt Bischoff and Emu Bay - surveyor JR Scott
Map - Exploration Chart 16 - Russell, connection from Whyte River to Pieman Road - surveyor David Jones
Map - Exploration Chart 17 - sketch map of West Coast including King River, Mt Lyell gold fields, Mt Zeehan silver fields and Mt Heemskirk tin fields - drawn by GF George Lovett
Map - Exploration Chart 18 - sketch plan of exploration for proposed route from near Mt Humboldt to the Gordon River - surveyor EG Innes
Map - Exploration Chart 19 - plan of exploration survey of Junee and Russell Falls River Valley - surveyor Thomas Frodsham
Map - Exploration Chart 20 - rough plan of Florentine Valley showing approximate position of good land - surveyor Thomas L Milles
Map - Exploration Chart 21 - western exploration topographical map including Lake Peddar and the Serpentine, Gordon, Huon and Florentine Rivers - surveyor AS Atkins
Map - Exploration Chart 22 - far North West Tasmania featuring Salmon, Arthur and Roger Rivers district (copy #1)
Map - Exploration Chart 22 - far North West Tasmania featuring Salmon, Arthur and Roger Rivers district (copy #2)
Map - Exploration Chart 23 - plan of West Coast Road from Queenstown to Lake St Clair
Map - Exploration Chart 24 - Department of Mines sketch map of South West Tasmania from D'Entrecasteaux Channel to Point Hibbs
Map - Exploration Chart 25 - Department of Mines sketch map of South West Tasmania from D'Entrecasteaux Channel to Point Hibbs
Map - Exploration Chart 26 - North West Tasmania sketch map illustrating Sprent's reports - surveyor J Sprent
Map - Exploration Chart 27 - Gordon, Wedge and Boyd Rivers - surveyor John Thomas
Map - Exploration Chart 28 - North West Coast from Forth River to Bathurst Harbour - surveyor C Sprent
Map - Exploration Chart 29 - survey from Port Dalrymple to lat 42 degrees south and includes rough notes of journey from Hobart to Launceston - surveyor Charles Grimes
Map - Exploration Chart 30 - sketch map as a guide to tracks, features, directions and grades for Cradle Mountain and Valley
Map - Exploration Chart 31 - North West of Tasmania including land grants to the Van Diemens Land Company and Survey Department
Map - Exploration Chart - map of Tasmania, surveyor James Sprent
Map - Historic Plan - chain line connecting the Lake River with the Isis River, surveyor Scott
Map - Exploration Chart - exploration between New Norfolk and the Huon, surveyor FH Lovett
Map - Historic Plan - copy of sketch by Lieutenant Bowen forwarded to Governor King in a despatch dated 17/9/1803 'showing original settlement then known as Hobart situated at Risdon Cove'