[Iag-list] two new ADB maps - Aboriginal missions and goldfields
obiwonfive at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 1 14:02:02 AEST 2018
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) project at ANU has just gone live with two new digital maps: of Aboriginal reserves, and of gold fields.
You can click on a particular reserve or gold field, to find out all the names of people in the ADB who have some relationship to that place.
Aboriginal missions/reserves. AIATSIS plotted most of the reserves/missions/children's homes and some camps in NSW. ADB intend to expand it to Aust-wide - bit by bit. adb.anu.edu.au/entity/14540<http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/entity/14540>
The other map is of goldfields that they have so far indexed - so it is not complete and suffers from the same deficiency in that the co-ordinates come from Wikipedia. http://adb.anu.edu.au/entity/14978
They hope to write blurbs about each reserve and gold field, like this one on Coranderrk in Victoria
Contact Christine Fernon at the National Centre for Biography, ANU for more info.
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