Map State King Georges Sound, 1833/2

King Georges Sound with its harbours: from Captn. Flinders Survey, (1802) improved by documents in the Colonial Office to 1833. With: Cockburn Sound by J. S. Roe, Esqr. Survr. Genl. of the Colony of Western Australia and With: Discoveries in Western Australia from documents furnished to the Colonial Office by J. S. Roe, Esqre. Surv. Genl.
Scale [ca. 1: 90 000] and Scale 1 in. = 1.5 nm. [ca. 1:9120] and Scale [ca. 1:970 000 at S 35°]
London, Pubd. May 31st 1833, by J. Arrowsmith, 33 East St., Red Lion Square and London, Pubd. May 31st 1833, by J. Arrowsmith, 33 East St., Red Lion Square and London, Pubd. May 31st 1833 by J. Arrowsmith, 35 Essex Street, Strand.
3 maps on 1 sheet : mounted on linen, col. ; 50.0 x 60.5 cm. and 28.5 x 31.0 cm. and 23.0 x 31.0 cm. combined on a sheet 55.0 x 98.0 cm.
Insets: [Albany and environs] Scale 1" = 40 chains. [ca. 1: 31 680].

See COCKBURN SOUND for a description of the upper chart on this sheet and DISCOVERIES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA state 1833/4

Description

Shows:

TITLE:

The title has been moved to the extreme lower right of the map sheet.

PLATE NO:

36

INSET:

[Albany and environs] Appears to the top right of the King Georges Harbour portion of the map sheet.
Shows layout of the streets of Albany and allotments laid out on Strawberry Hill and near Middleton Bay with a projected road linking Albany with Middleton Bay.

Has scale added to the inset plan. Scale 1" = 40 chains. [ca. 1: 31 680].

REFERENCE

Not in Tooley

NOTES

Shows King Georges Sound from Matthew Flinders' original survey with the track of his ship with many soundings in the Sound, Princess Royal Harbour and Oyster Harbour but updated from later information.

Changes AND ADDITIONS

Appears with Cockburn Sound and Discoveries in Western Australia, London, Pubd. May 31st 1833 by J. Arrowsmith, 35 Essex Street, Strand. State 1833/4

TITLE:

The title has been moved to the extreme lower right.

PLATE NO:

36

INSET:

[Albany and environs]
Has scale added to the inset plan.

Key Dates

1802 - 1833
Situation date
31 May 1833
Map Publication Date

Related entries

Timeline

King Georges Sound, 1833/1
King Georges Sound, 1833/2
King Georges Sound, 1840/1

Related Map Summaries

Institutional and Other Holdings

National Library of Australia Map Collection

  • Discoveries in Western Australia [cartographic material] : from documents furnished to the Colonial Office by J.S Roe, Esqre. Surv. Genl., MAP T 124; National Library of Australia Map Collection. Details
  • Discoveries in Western Australia [cartographic material] : from documents furnished to the Colonial Office by J.S Roe, Esqre. Surv. Genl., MAP RM 2653; National Library of Australia Map Collection. Details

State Library of Western Australia

  • Cockburn Sound [cartographic material] / by J.S. Roe. King Georges Sound with its harbours, from Captn. Flinders survey (1802) improved by documents in the Colonial Office to 1833., 1833, 24/5/5 (1833) RARE; State Library of Western Australia. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Tooley, Ronald Vere, The mapping of Australia and Antarctica, Holland Press, London, 1985, 649 pp. Details

Images

Title
King Georges Sound, 1833/2
Type
Map
Repository
National Library of Australia Map Collection

Details

Dorothy F. Prescott