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State Library of Western Australia Digitised Maps 1840-1985

This dataset contains bibliographic records and persistent URLs for the digitised maps held within the State Library of Western Australia’s map collection, including cadastral and town-site maps across the state of Western Australia. The maps range from the early 1840s to the mid-1980s and include land use, zoning, lot numbers, boundary measurements, terms of sale, and locality plans; as well as distances from utilities, landmarks and businesses.

Highlights include the Lindsay J. Peet Collection of Cadastral Maps; town-site maps from the WA Department of Lands and Surveys; the Australia Soviet Military City Plans, Perth; and the Polus Antarticus states, which show the South Pole and Australia prior to the discoveries of Tasman in 1642 and 1643-44. This set also includes the Historic map series 1880-1890 which has been captured as its own dataset.

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Access Level Open - Free and publicly available
Data Access Statement
Access URL
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Data Homepage
Author
Maintainer Data & Discovery Team
Theme Cadastral and Planning
Geospatial Theme Imagery / Maps
Published on 2018-05-22
Data last updated on 2018-05-16
Update Frequency one-off snapshot
Temporal coverage from 1850-01-01
Temporal coverage to 1985-01-01
Digital Object Identifier
Citation
Geospatial Source Projection WA100146691: Western Australia
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