Southern Latitudes – 2011 ANZMapS conference « ANZMaps

By: Anzmaps  05-Apr-2012
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Southern Latitudes – 2011 ANZMapS conference « ANZMaps

ANZMapS, the Australian and New Zealand Map Society, invites you to attend Southern Latitudes, their 39th annual conference.The conference provides an excellent opportunity to network and share information with others.

This year’s conference will explore the naming and charting of the South Pacific, Indian and Southern oceans, and will acknowledge the bicentenary of the publication of the first complete map of Australia by cartographer, Louis de Freycinet in 1811.

Presentations on historical or contemporary aspects of cartography and surveying will be featured, including expert contributions on international boundaries, navigational technology and hydrographic surveying.

Exploring two extremes of cartographic activity the program will commence with a presentation by Frederick Muller on ‘The first map documenting Magellan’s sighting of the Southland and sailing of the Pacific: Fries’ Tabula moderna alterius hemispherius, 1525‘ .

Contact the conference convenor:

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