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[Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895] :Hand sketch of south part of the Middle Island [ms map]. [ca 1848]

Reference Number: MapColl-834caq/[ca.1848]/Acc.23675

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.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Hon Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell, Henry Tacy Kemp, South Island, Stewart Island, Maori - Land - European purchases, Maori - Government policy, Topographic maps, Boundaries, Soil chemistry, Cadastral maps, Maori tracks, South Island (N.Z.) - Maps, Crown lands and Lakes - New Zealand.

Part of:
Mantell family :Maps, Reference Number MapColl-Collection-Mantell (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink and watercolour on paper, scale indeterminable, 20 x 20.1 cm. Map

Historical Notes: 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)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour transparency available

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