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Series ID1699
Previous System LocationSRS1699
TitleQueensland 1:253,440 Scale Military Maps
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1940
End Date Circa 31/7/1961
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

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Items Total Items: 83
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Each sheet depicts a different geographical area and forms part of a composite map. Although sheet numbers have been assigned to maps, maps have been arranged alphabetically by sheet area name.
How To Use Series A key map to the Queensland 1:253,440 scale military maps (SRS1965) provides a guide to sheet area numbers and area names.

For further information on map series held by Queensland State Archives refer to the 'Brief guide to maps for genealogical and local history research' (BG1) and the 'Search procedure for maps for genealogical research' (SP2), located in the Public Search Room.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1871Survey Office 1/1/1940 31/7/1961
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Access Category30 Years
Access Procedure 
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Agency ID: 11844
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (II)
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
1965Queensland Military Maps - Key Map 1/1/1942 31/12/1958
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This series of topographic military maps were reproduced by the Australian Survey Corps, from information compiled by the Survey Office, under the direction of the Australian Army Survey Service.

Details featured on these maps include terrain, mountains and hills, rivers and creeks, townships, homesteads, roads and railway lines, aerodromes, and dams, bores and tanks. Maps are drawn on a scale of 1:253,440.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 1699, Queensland 1:253,440 Scale Military Maps
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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