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Maps on Trove


ABC News featured an article last weekend about The National Libraries Trove website; my favourite go to site for old Newspaper articles. Trove are featuring some quirky historical maps which are well worth looking at. For further details visit the ABC News article “But where is the green sheep? Old maps put the art in cartography” By Cristen Tilley 11/3/17

According to the article there are over 6,000 old maps on Trove which show all sorts of historical data including the amount of sheep, cattle, wheat and minerals in Australia. The size of settlements, the rainfall averages, aboriginal tribes, and vegetation are also amongst those featured in the ABC article.

The article can be accessed at:…/old-maps-australia-art-c…/8314730

If you are interested in delving further through the map section of Trove, it can be found here:

By pay for essays @ Monday, April 24, 2017 9:22 PM
Very old maps, but so informative. I will make some copies of old maps for my history lesson to show my teacher. He will be impressed by what I have found.

By best manufactured homes @ Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:29 PM
I have gone through your post and came to know about the topic that you have shared here about the National Libraries Trove website. I think it really looks like a guide for all the people who travel around the world.

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The article there are more than 6,000 old maps on Trove which demonstrate a wide range of recorded information including the measure of sheep, dairy cattle, wheat and minerals in Australia.

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By country wine and spirits 1942 don julio tequila sale @ Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:28 PM
You are doing an impressive job by keeping these old documents and maps without any damage. These will be so useful for the researchers as well as the students to know about the rich history of the area. Thanks for the share.

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