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[Wing, Thomas (Capt), 1810-1888] :A sketch of the entrance of Tauronga [Tauranga], a small harbour in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of New Zealand ... by Capt Thomas Wing, June 1835. [ms map]

Reference Number: MapColl-832.16aj/1835/Acc.423

A hydrographic chart sketching the entrance of the Tauranga Harbour, depicting the path of the British Navy ship 'Fanny', around Mount Maunganui and Waikouwai, with full sounding information. Identifies fortified pa site named 'Tumaitai Pa', the accompanying diagram identifies six whare or houses and two storage huts. On the other side of the water, text reads 'the chief of this place anutra' (sic), text on water reads 'going to Tomonalap Pa'.Denotes several sentences of text on geographical features, hydrographic detail and information on safe entrance and exit to the harbour.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Thomas Wing, Great Britain Admiralty, Fanny (Ship), Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Maps, Harbours - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Sounding and Soundings, New Zealand - History, Hydrographic surveying - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Merchant ships - New Zealand and Expeditions and surveys.

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[Wing, Thomas (Capt), 1810-1888] :A sketch of the entrance of Tauronga [Tauranga], a small harbour in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of New Zealand ... by Capt Thomas Wing, June 1835. [ms map], Reference Number MapColl-832.16aj/1835/Acc.423 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink on paper, linen backed, scale indeterminable, 26 x 32 cm.. Map

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Neg C 1440, 2331, 83298 1/2. Aperture card and colour transparency available

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