Atlases & gazetteers

CartoGIS Services have a number of historical atlases and gazetteers which are available for viewing in room 3.353, Coombs Building. To avoid the loss of these valuable resources, we request that they stay in our room. College staff and HDR students are welcome to view them during office hours. The list of atlases and gazetteers is also available in an Excel spreadsheet (XLSX, 39KB)

Atlases

The information below is listed in this order: date, region, title, publisher, edition, language (if not English).

World

  • 2011, World, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, Times Books Ltd, 13th edition.
  • 2008, Earth: The Complete Record, Millenium House, Australia.
  • 2007, World, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, Times Books Ltd, 12th edition.
  • 2007, World, Atlas of the World's Languages, Routledge UK USA Canada, 2nd edition.
  • 2002, World, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, Times Books Ltd, 10th, reprint.
  • 2001, World, Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger of Disappearing, UNESCO Publishing, Paris/Pacific Linguists, Canberra, (RSPAS ANU), 2nd edition.
  • 1997, World, Global Atlas, Macmillan Education Australia Ltd.
  • 1996, World, Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger of Disappearing, UNESCO Publishing, Paris/Pacific Linguists, Canberra, (RSPAS ANU), 1st edition.
  • 1994, World, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, Times Books Ltd, 9th edition, reprint.
  • 1990, World, The Great Geographical Atlas, Rand McNally, revised 1990.
  • 1980, World, The Comprehensive Times Atlas of the World, Times Books Ltd, 6th edition.
  • 1967, World, The World Atlas, Chief Administration of Geodesy and Cartography under the Council of Ministers of the USSR, 2nd edition, Russian and English.
  • 1965, World, The Grand Atlas of the World Volume I, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 1st edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1961, World, The Reader's Digest Great World Atlas, The Reader's Digest Association Pty Ltd, 2nd edition.

Asia

  • 1968, Asia, (Geographic Report) Asia: Civil Divisions, Office of the Geographer, Department of State, USA.

Australia

  • 2015, Australia, Australia Road & 4WD Atlas, Hema Maps Pty Ltd,11th edition.
  • 2011, Australia, Islands of Australia calendar, RMIT University.
  • 2006, Australia, An Atlas of Australia's Wars: The Australian History of Defence, Volume VII, Oxford University Press, 3rd edition.
  • 2003, Australia, Australia Road Atlas, Hema Maps Pty Ltd, 5th edition.
  • 1993, Australia, Reef Range and Red Dust: The Adventure Atlas of Queensland, Department of Lands on behalf of Queensland Government.
  • 1985, Australia, Lord Howe Island Regional Environmental Study, Vol 2, Map Atlas, Crown Lands Office, Sydney, Australia.
  • 1977, Australia, An Atlas of New England (Volume 1 - The Maps), Department of Geography, University of New England.
  • 1975, Australia, Australia, Division of National Mapping, Department of Minerals and Energy, Canberra ACT.
  • 1968, Australia, PNG, The Reader's Digest Complete Atlas of Australia Including Papua-New Guinea, The Reader's Digest Association Pty Ltd, 1st edition.
  • 1959, Australia, Atlas of Australian Resources, Department of National Development, Canberra.

China

  • 1999, China, The National Physical Atlas of China, China Cartographic Publishing House.
  • 1987, China, Language Atlas of China, Longman Group (Far East) Ltd on behalf of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Hong Kong.
  • 1983, China, Atlas of China, Times Books Limited, UK and Angus and Robertson Publishers, Australia.
  • 1974, China, The Times Atlas of China, Times Newspapers Ltd/John Bartholomew and Son Ltd.
  • 1972, China, National Atlas of China Volume I, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China, 4th edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1964, China, National Atlas of China Volume II Hsitsang (Tibet), Sinkiang and Mongolia, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 2nd edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1964, China, National Atlas of China Volume IV South China, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 2nd edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1963, China, National Atlas of China Volume I Taiwan, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 2nd edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1962, China, National Atlas of China Volume V General Maps of China, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 1st edition, Chinese and English.
  • 1961, China, National Atlas of China Volume III North China, The National War College, Taiwan, Republic of China in cooperation with the Chinese Geographical Institute, 1st edition., Chinese and English.

Germany

  • 1962, Germany, German Planning Atlas Volume IX, Atlas of Berlin, Academy for Spatial Research and Regional Planning and Prof Dr W. Behrmann, German.

Indonesia

  • 2008, Indonesia, Bali Street Atlas, Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd, Indonesian and English.
  • 2000, Indonesia, Jakarta Street Directory, Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd, Indonesian and English.
  • 1992, Indonesia, Jakarta Street Atlas and Names Index, FALK-Verlag Gmb, Hamburg, Germany, 9th edition, Indonesian and English.
  • 1986, Indonesia, An Atlas of Environmental and Ruminant Population Characteristics of Java, Media Offset, Jakarta and Bandung, Indonesia.
  • 1982, Indonesia, Peta Indeks Kecamatan dan Desa/Kelurahandi Propinsi Jawa Timur Seri: PNo3, Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1st edition.
  • 1976, Indonesia, Atlas Indonesia: bukupertama Umum, Yayasan Dwidjendra, Denpasar, 2nd edition.
  • 1960, Indonesia, Atlas Nasional Tentang Indonesia dan Seluruh Dunia, Untok and Sekolah Landjutan, Ganaco Bandung [Indonesian], Indonesian.
  • 1937, Indonesia, Exploration of Portuguese Timor, Kolff and Co, Netherlands Indies.

Japan

  • 1978, Japan, Tokyo Bay, District Port Construction Bureau, Ministry of Transport, 2nd edition, Japanese, French, English.
  • 1970, Japan, Atlas of Japan, International Society for Educational Information, 1st edition.

Korea

  • 1993, Korea, Language Atlas of Korea, National Academy of Sciences. Sungji Munhwasa, Seoul.

Malaya

  • 1964, Malaya, atlas menengah melayu, Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka (Language and Library Board).

New Caledonia

  • 1981, New Caledonia, Atlas de la Nouvelle Caledonie et Dependances, Editions de l'Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer (ORSTOM), French.

New Guinea

  • 1966, New Guinea, New Guinea Border Zone, Department of National Development with assistance from Royal Australian Survey Corps.
  • 1944, New Guinea, New Guinea and Nearby Island, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department.

New Zealand

  • 1976, New Zealand, New Zealand Atlas, Government Printing Office, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • 1971, New Zealand, Maps of Statistical Boundaries, Department of Statistics Publication, prepared by Department of Lands and Survey.

Oceans

  • 1983, Oceans, The Times Atlas of the Oceans, Times Books Limited, UK and Angus and Robertson Publishers, Australia.

Pacific

  • 1986, Pacific, Pacific Island Names: A Map and Name Guide to the New Pacific, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu.
  • 1981, Pacific, Language Atlas of the Pacific Area, Australian Academy of the Humanities in collaboration with the Japan Academy. Assisted by Departments of Geography and Linguistics, RSPAS, ANU.
  • 1979, Pacific, Atlas of the South Pacific, Government Printing Office, Wellington, New Zealand, 1st edition.
  • 1966, Pacific, A Descriptive Atlas of the Pacific Islands, AH and AW Reed, Wellington/Auckland/Sydney.
  • 1944, Pacific: Caroline, Marianas, Marshall and Gilbert Islands, Caroline, Marianas, Marshall and Gilbert Islands, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department.
  • 1944, Pacific Islands, Solomon Islands, Bismarck Archipelago and Islands off the Southeastern end of New Guinea, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department.
  • 1944, Pacific Islands, Islands of the Central and South Pacific, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department.

Papua New Guinea

  • 1976, Papua New Guinea, Maps of 1976 Electoral Boundaries, Under Authority of the Chairman, Electoral Boundaries Commission.
  • 1974, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Names Committee.
  • 1974, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Resource Atlas, Jacaranda Press.
  • 1973, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Department of the Chief Minister and Development Administration, PNG.

Thailand

  • 1967, Thailand, The National Resources Atlas, Volume 1, Atlas Division, Royal Thai Survey Dept, Bangkok, Thailand.

United States of America (USA)

  • 1971, USA, Canada, Mexico, Rand McNally Road Atlas, 47th Annual Edition, Rand McNally and Company, USA.
  • 1966, USA, Canada, Mexico, Rand McNally Road Atlas, 42nd Annual Edition, Rand McNally and Company, USA.
  • 1932, USA, Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, Carnegie Institution of Washington and the American Geographic Society of New York.

USSR

  • 1969, USSR, Atlas of CCCP, Moscow, Russian.

Vanuatu

  • 1972-79, Vanuatu, Nouvelle Hebrides: Atlas des Sols et du quelques donnees du milieu naturel (New Hebrides: Atlas of Soils and of Natural Environment Data), Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer (O.R.S.T.O.M.).

Vietnam

  • 2005, Vietnam, Vietnam Administrative Atlas, Ban Do Cartographic Publishing House, Vietnamese and English.

Gazetteers

The information below is listed in this order: date, region, title, publisher, notes, edition, language (if not English).

Australia

  • 1991, Australia, Northern Territory Aboriginal Communities, NT Department of Lands and Housing.
  • 1975, Australia, Australia 1:250 000 Map Series, Division of National Mapping, Department of Minerals and Energy, Canberra, 1975.
  • 1970, Australia, Map of Australia 1:2 500 000, Department of National Development, Division of National Mapping.
  • 1957, Australia, Australia: Official Standard Names, Office of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC, June (1957).

Indonesia

  • 1983, Indonesia, Buku Petunjuk Peta Topografi (Index of Topographic Names), Pusat Penelitian Dan Pengembangan Geologi (Geological Research and Development Center), Indonesian (English).
  • 1967, Indonesia, Djakarta.
  • 1944, Indonesia, Glossary of Terms Appearing on Maps of the Netherlands East Indies, War department, Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, US Army, Washington D.C., provisional edition.

Mongolia

  • 1973, Mongolia, Gazetteer of Outer Mongolia and Adjoining Areas, Stuart H. Buck: Based on a map published in 1959 by the Mongolian People's Republic.

New Zealand

  • 1968, New Zealand, Gazetteer of New Zealand Place Names, Department of Lands and Survey, New Zealand, under the Authority of R.P. Gough, Surveyor-General, (A.R. Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington, New Zealand.

Pacific, South

  • 1944, South Pacific, Solomon Islands, Bismarck Archipelago and Islands off the Southern End of New Guinea) (No 1), Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department (H.O. PUB. NO. 881), July 1944, 2nd edition.
  • 1944, South Pacific, New Guinea and Nearby Islands, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department (H.O. PUB. NO. 882), July, 1944, 2nd edition.
  • 1944, South Pacific, Caroline, Marianas, Marshall and Gilbert Islands (No 6), Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department (H.O. PUB. NO. 886), July, 1944, 2nd edition.
  • 1944, South Pacific, Islands of the Central and South Pacific (No 7) New Caledonia to Sala y Gomez, Hydrographic Office, United States Navy Department (H.O. PUB. NO. 887), March, 1944, 1st edition.

Papua New Guinea

  • 1974, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Gazetteer, The Central Mapping Bureau, Department of Lands, Survey and Mines/ The Papua New Guinea Place Names Committee, Port Moresby, November 1974 edition.
  • 1973, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Gazetteer of Place Names, (publication not given), April, 1973 edition.
  • 1973, Papua New Guinea, Village Directory, Papua New Guinea, Department of Chief Minister and Development Administration, Konedobu, 1973 edition.
  • 1972, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Gazetteer of Place Names, (publication not given), January, 1972 edition.
  • 1971, Papua New Guinea, Gazetteer of Place Names 27 October 1971 With District And Census Division Indexes, (publication not given), October, 1971 edition.
  • 1970, Papua and New Guinea, An Alphabetical List of Villages in Papua and New Guinea, Waigani, The Library, University of Papua and New Guinea.
  • 1968, Papua and New Guinea, Village Directory, Territory of Papua and New Guinea, Department of District Administration.
  • 1966, Papua and New Guinea, New Guinea Border Zone - Papua: New Guinea: West Irian, Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development with assistance from Royal Australian Survey Corps.

Solomon Islands

  • 1969, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands Gazetteer: A List of Names in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, Government Printing Office, Honiara.
  • 1968, Solomon Islands, A Guide to the Spelling and Pronunciation of Place Names in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, produced under the auspices of the Geographical Names Committee, Honiara B.S.I.P., June, 1968 edition.

Soviet Union

  • 1995, Soviet Union, Name Changes and Spelling Changes for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union to Accompany the Map Series 1106 (Sheet 1) and 5103, Director General of Military Survey, Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom, June 1995, 2-GSGS, GSGS 5789.

 

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