German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea

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Bismark Archipel – Neu Hannover

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Title

German Naval Chart of New Hanover, Papua New Guinea

Mapmaker(s)

Reichsmarineamt

Engraver(s)

MÜLLHAUPT, F

Place of publication

Berlin

Date of publication

1909

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

67 x 91 cm [sheet size]

Full Description

Imperial German Naval Office chart, sheet size 67 x 91 cm, engraved by F. Müllhaupt, black and white, centrefold, date-stamped 24 December 1909, blank verso; breakwaters and lights highlighted in colour; shows sands, soundings etc, with interior detail of relief, vegetation, roads and settlements; inset profiles. New Hanover Island or Lavongai in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. German New Guinea, a German protectorate between 1884 and its surrender to Australian troops in 1914, formed the first part of the German colonial empire.