Downie, James, 1819-1822 :A sketch of the River Thames in New Zealand; showing the coast explored in HMS Coromandel by J Downie [copy of ms map]. 
Hydrographic chart charting the course of the HMS Coromandel in the Waihou River (Thames), June 1820. Track follows the coast along Cape Colville (Wharenga), along the East Islands, with dense soundings at Ariki's Bay, Coromandel Harbour; across to the West Islands, past the 'Motu Wy Haka' Island, with soundings in the 'Tamakie' harbour and which continue to Mourangi Rock and Bay to the hot springs. Shows the ship's route out of the river at Point Rodney May 20, 1821, towards Point Jackson.
Identifies pa site where 'the areekee (King) of this place is named Kiwaka, he is possessed of great power and extensive possessions', also pa site of Chief 'Tokataboo' at Wharekewa.
Includes notes on navigation, topography, how the local maori navigate canoes in the river and up the streams (to the forests), numerous maori villages (pa). All names given by Captain Cook have a line drawn underneath them. Indicates forests of Kauri and 'Kykaterra'.
Quantity: 1 map(s).
Physical Description: Photograph of lithograph, 68 x 50 cm.
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Format: 1 map(s), Manuscript maps, Nautical charts, Photograph of lithograph, 68 x 50 cm.See original record
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