[Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895] :Hand sketch of south part of the Middle Island [ms map]. [ca 1848]
- 1843 - 1853
- Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant (Hon), 1820-1895
Geological map of the middle and southern part of the South Island, showing Mantell's route from Akaroa to Kaiapoi, south along the coast to Dunedin and return by sea. Names (mostly in Maori) rivers, coastal areas and lakes. Stuarts (Stewart) Island is shown. Shows Maori tracks from interior lakes to the coast, with travel times in days. Marks 'wahi pounamu', route of the author's track, and the boundary of the land block purchased by Commissioner Henry Tacy Kemp, JP. Also marks rock type as per reference key, including slate and quartz conglomerate, limestone, diluvial, tertiary and green gritty marl.
Written on back of map: Map for Dr Mantell on New Zealand ... [difficult to decipher].
See also similar map, shelved at MapColl-834caq/[ca.1848]/Acc.23676
See also similar map by Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell entitled [Map of South Island & Stewart Island N.Z. 1848], held in Drawings and Prints, reference number C-103-049
Drawn while Mantell was Commissioner for the Extinguishment of Native Titles. Mantell and Wills were establishing and surveying Native (Maori) reserves (See 'Historic charts and maps of New Zealand' by Maling, p. 270)
Quantity: 1 manuscript map(s).
Physical Description: Ink and watercolour on paper, 20 x 20.1 cm
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- 1 manuscript map(s), Cadastral maps, Manuscript maps, Topographic maps, Sketch maps, Ink and watercolour on paper, 20 x 20.1 cm
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