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[Creator unknown] :Sketch of a plan for a ferry across the River Hutt [ms map]. [1840-43]

Reference Number: MapColl-832.4794gmbj/[1840-43?]/Acc.351

The main map is of part of the east and west banks of the Hutt River showing shingle and sand areas and the directional flow of the current. The site of the ferry crossing includes the approaches to the ferry, the line of chain and the centre of the line of road laid down on the selection plan. A fence is marked.The second map is of the traverse section of river shewing ferry boat. Levels of the west and east banks of the river and supposed level of the highest flood are shown. Measurements in feet are marked for the level of the highest flood and the ordinary level of water. Includes approaches to the ferry.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Lower Hutt, Hutt River, Rivers - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Maps, Fords (Stream crossings) - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Ferries - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Creator unknown] :Sketch of a plan for a ferry across the River Hutt [ms map]. [1840-43], Reference Number MapColl-832.4794gmbj/[1840-43?]/Acc.351 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 2 manuscript map(s) on one sheetInk, pencil and colourwash on paper, encased in plastic, coloured, scale [1:240], 53 x 73.1 cm.. Map

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