Map, Provincial District of Canterbury

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1887

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Map of the Provincial District of Canterbury which was compiled from the latest Government surveys and completed from Sir Julius Von Haast's original sketch surveys of the Southern Alps, by H R Schmidt.

Shows Provincial District boundaries, County boundaries, Survey District boundaries, townships, tracks and altitudes in feet around Christchurch, Hirunui River to the North, Greymouth, Awarua or Big Bay on the West coast and the Waitaki River on the East Coast.

The proposed route from Greymouth to the East Coast can be seen starting from Greymouth, on to Lake Brunner, running parallel to the Otira River and nearing Lake Merrymore then following the Waimakariri River on to Christchurch.
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Printed on paper with ink.
Measurements
Height x Width: 595 x 910mm
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Subject date
1887
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gifted by the Hawke's Bay Farmers'
Co-Operative Association
Other number(s)
m74/37/1/141, 74483

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