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01. Groote Eylandt [map]
Title : 01. Groote Eylandt [map] 01. Groote Eylandt [map]
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Creator : Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976, photographer
Source : Mountford, Charles P., PRG 1218/17/27 p. 4
Date of creation : 1948
Format : Map
Dimensions : 210 x 200 mm
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Description :

A map of Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island, possibly drawn by Mountford, 1948. The map was used to illustrate Mountford's published and archival works in relation to the AASEAL Expedition. The Australian mainland is located to the left of the map.


The north-eastern corner of the map shows Little Lagoon, the site of the Expedition party's first landing by Catalina seaplane, and Umbakumba, where the first camp was established.
Subjects
Related names :

Mountford, Charles P.(Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, (1948)

Coverage year : 1948
Place : Arnhem Land
Region : Northern Territory
Further reading :
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, (1948). Records of the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land, Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1956-1964.

Lamshed, Max, 'Monty' : the biography of C.P. Mountford, [Adelaide] : Rigby, 1972

May, Sally K. Collecting cultures : myth, politics, and collaboration in the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition, Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, 2010

Internet links :
Angurugu Community Government Council - Groote Eylandt Community

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