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  1. Ulimaroa: a name of curious origin on early maps of Australia

    This map, titled Karte von der Inselwelt Polynesien oder dem fünften Welttheile: nach Djurberg und Roberts, or Map of the islands of Polynesia or the fifth …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/10/08/ulimaroa-a-name-of-curious-origin-on-early-maps-of-australia

  2. Connecting collections at Manchester and Melbourne

    An exciting project afoot is a collaboration between the universities of Melbourne and Manchester to connect these two geographically distant, culturally rich collections. Face-to-face encounters have …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/16/connecting-collections-at-manchester-and-melbourne

  3. Staten Landt: where the Americas meet the Antipodes

    Even the most adventurous of traveller would struggle at dead reckoning Staten Landt, despite it being clearly marked on some maps, such as Polus Antarctius (South …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/03/30/staten-landt-where-the-americas-meet-the-antipodes

  4. New Holland’s position upon the globe

    One of the thought-provoking themes included in the latest exhibition in the Noel Shaw Gallery, Plotting the island: dreams, discovery and disaster, is the Dutch encounter …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/03/02/new-hollands-position-upon-the-globe

  5. Rare Maps

    The Rare and Historic Map Collection comprises 15,000 culturally significant maps, mostly covering Melbourne, Victoria and Australia, and is located within the University’s collection of 100,000 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2011/10/28/rare-maps

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