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Thomas McDonnell’s chart of Kaipara (3rd of 3)

Thomas McDonnell’s chart of Kaipara

This chart was prepared from an initial survey by Thomas McDonnell, probably in 1836, and engraved by James Wyld (geographer to the Queen) in 1837 for presentation to the Governor of New South Wales. Kaipara is misspelt as ‘Kiapara’.

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Reference: MapColl-832.1aj/1836?/565

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Gerard Hutching, 'Shipwrecks - Perils of the sea: 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006