C1904

Geological Sketch Map N01 & 02 of Arrino Yandanooka Mining District

Small early pair of geological maps of the Arrino district of Western Australia, from the geological surveys conducted by the pioneering government geologist for Western Australia, Andrew Gibb Maitland (1864-1951). Maitland was an acknowledged authority on underground water and had … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Geological Sketch Map N01 & 02 of Arrino Yandanooka Mining District

Date:

C1904

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

178mm 
x 295mm

Paper Size: 

198mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
Geological Sketch Map N01 & 02 of Arrino Yandanooka Mining District - Antique Map from 1904

Genuine antique
dated:

1904

Description:

Small early pair of geological maps of the Arrino district of Western Australia, from the geological surveys conducted by the pioneering government geologist for Western Australia, Andrew Gibb Maitland (1864-1951). Maitland was an acknowledged authority on underground water and had early successes in the West locating bores between Geraldton and North West Cape that still supply water. Water and gold were then crucial to prosperity in the West and Maitland and his staff inevitably devoted much attention to the goldfields. He spent several long and arduous seasons from 1903 in the Pilbara region, mapping a vast area and seeking geological order among its ancient rocks. In 1901 he had worked in unknown parts of the Kimberley division as geologist to an expedition led by F. S. Drake-Brockman.

 

William Dugald Campbell (1880 - 1952)

William Dugald Campbell (1880-1952) English geologist working in New Zealand and Australia undertook pioneering ethnographic work in the Eastern Goldfields, North West and Murchison and geological surveys under the supervision of Andrew Gibb Maitland (1864 - 1951).

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