Item 1998.16.04 - Map of Indian Ocean, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia, 1941

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Map of Indian Ocean, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia, 1941

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CA MHM 1998.16.04

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  • 1941 (Creation)

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1 map ; 64.5 x 83 cm.

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Map owned by Peter Wood.

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Paper full colour 1941 map of the Indian Ocean, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. Scale 1:20,000,000 or 316 miles to 1 inch at the Equator. The maps shows capitals, distances in nautical miles, oil fields, depth curves in meters, railways, typical storm tracks, canals, elevations and depths in feet, naval bases, relief, deserts, time zones. In the bottom left-hand corner is a small map of Egypt showing the Suez Canal in the scale of 1:2,000,000 and a small map of China in the scale of 1:1,500,000. Across the bottom to the right side of center are three small maps. One is of the Philippines in the scale of 1:10,000,000. The next one is of New Zealand in the scale of 1:10,000,000. The third one is of Singapore in the scale of 1:1,000,000.

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