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Mapping the Pacific


Sydney, Australia
Organisation: The State Library of New South Wales
Mapping the Pacific will examine the traditional wayfinding knowledge of the Pacific community, European exploration and the mapping of the Pacific from the early modern era through to the 19th century. The consider the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan’s Pacific voyage and the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s extraordinary exploration and mapping of the Pacific, 1769 - 1779.
The conference will be open to cartographers, geographers, historians, map collectors, curators and everyone with an interest in maps.
This conference is planned as a three-day event, commencing with an opening reception on the Wednesday 25 August 2021 at the State Library of New South Wales. Partners
The conference is being hosted by the State Library of New South Wales in collaboration with the Australian and New Zealand Map Society and the Society for the History of Discoveries.
The conference is being hosted by the State Library of New South Wales in collaboration with the Australian and New Zealand Map Society and the Society for the History of Discoveries.
Venue: State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
Language: English
Contact: Maggie Patton
E-mail: maggie.patton@sl.nsw.gov.au
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