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Sketch map of the head of Collingwood Bay


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Map of Collingwood Bay, north coast of New Guinea, with bearings to mountains, bathymetry (sea depth), shoals and reefs. On land, notes on terrain (‘sloping plains’, ‘Stiff clay soil’), vegetation (‘Casuarina trees’) and people (‘FRIENDLY TRIBE’).

Sketch Map of Mai Cussa or Baxter River, and Wasu Cussa or Chester River, with their tributaries


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Map of an expedition along two rivers on the southern coast of British New Guinea, with notes of terrain (‘Undulating country’), vegetation (‘Coconut Palms’) and wildlife (‘Flying Foxes’). More details have been added by hand (‘Ridge about 10ft.’).

Plan of Port Moresby and the road to the Lolokie River: New Giunea


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This map focuses on the capital city of British New Guinea, Port Moresby, and the road heading north-east from the city to the Laloki River. Along the road, there are descriptions of the terrain (‘Open flat fairly grasses timbered with bastard Gum’).


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