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Blog post from Wednesday, 2 April, 2014

Australia [J.H. Colton.]. New York : published by J. H. Colton & Co., [1855].

Map of Australia showing state boundaries. Relief shown by hachures.

Probably from: Colton’s atlas of the world. New York : J.H. Colton & Co., 1855.

“Published by J.H. Colton & Co. 172 William St, New York” .

“Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by J.H. Colton in The Clerks Office of The District Court of the United States for The Southern District of New York.

Shows counties, North Australia, N.S.W., towns, pastoral districts, rivers, hachures.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.