Kōrero: Southland places

Charting the coast

The British navy vessel Acheron charted the coasts of New Zealand, including Fiordland in 1850–51. The insets on this chart show different stretches of water along the coast, including Dusky Sound, so named for the first time.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZ Map 883

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland places - Fiordland’s coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/20216/charting-the-coast (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 25 May 2015