Nautical map, Admiralty Chart of Mayor Island to Poverty Bay, 1872

J & C Walker
Royal Navy Hydrographic Office
Potter, J D
Powell, Edward
Drury, Byron
Production date
Pre 1879

Object detail

Brief Description
Nautical map, Admiralty Chart of Mayor Island to Poverty Bay, 1872.
Sheet III.
Large corrections 1872.
Original print November 4 1857.

Shows islands, depth soundings in fathoms, heights in feet above the high water mark, ports, tides, rivers from Mayor Island, Hikuranga to the western side and south west, Ru-rima rocks, Whakatane River, Opotiki River and Rau-kumara mountain - 4,700 feet, Wai-apu River, Tokomaru Bay, Poverty Bay Eastward.

Noted east of Whangara:
SS Star of the south reported to have struck rocks near this position.
South East of Poru-poru River mouth:
HMS Eclipse, 1865.

Commander Drury assisted with surveys by H Kerr, P Oke, Second Master W Blackney and G Stanley.
A Māori settlement is noted on Mayor Island.
Production date
Pre 1879
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed on paper and backed with linen. Ink.
Height x Width: 685 x 1025mm
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Other number(s)
5064, 79371


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