Mapping a new colony, 1860-80

Griggs, Peter (2010) Mapping a new colony, 1860-80. Queensland Historical Atlas, 1.

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Abstract

[Extract] During the late 1850s, pastoralists in New South Wales were pushing the boundaries of settlement ever northward throughout what would become the new colony of Queensland. As new maps were published over the next two decades gradually the details and features of the colony emerged. These maps contributed to the geographical construction of Queensland and exerted a defining influence on the changing perceptions of the new colony.

Item ID: 15134
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Keywords: Queensland mapping; history of mapping in Queensland; Leopold Landsberg; Atlas of the Colony of Queensland, surveying
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ISSN: 1838-708X
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2010 04:23
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology @ 100%
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