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Map - 'Mitchell Shire Visitors Map', Mitchell Shire Council, Victoria, 2007 Document Reg. No: HT 26333

Summary:
The official visitors' map for the Mitchell Shire published by Mitchell Shire in 2007. It has an extensive motor map of the area ranging from Wallan to Seymour. Detailed smaller location-specific maps include touring routes. The map includes pictures taken from locations within Mitchell Shire and lists information for visitor information centres within Mitchell Shire.
Description:
DL sized, full colour, soft cover fold-out pamphlet includes a cover featuring 8 small pictures, including a glass of wine, a couple playing golf, a group horse riding and a man fishing.The interior includes a large full colour fold-out map with colour photographs surrounding the map.
Statement Of Significance:
This map represents a poignant snapshot of the landscape present before the Black Saturday bushfires of February 2009. Many of the places, including roads and access paths, no longer exist. This highlights the impact of the bushfires on the local environment, economy and community of Mitchell Shire.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 420 mm (Height), 397 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: tourism, maps, tourist resorts
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: MITCHELL/SHIRE/VISITORS MAP/www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au
Publisher: Mitchell Shire Council, Victoria, Australia, 2007

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