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Document - Submarine Telegraphic Connection, Cape Otway to Tasmania, 1858-9 Document Reg. No: HT 2973

Summary:
Second report on a survey of the route for a submarine telegraph cable between Cape Otway in Victoria and Tasmania. Presented to the Victorian Parliament by the General Superintendent of the Electric Telegraph.
Description:
Foolscap document, printed on blue paper.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 217 mm (Width), 352 mm (Length)

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Themes this item is part of: The Australian telegraph network 1854-1877, Telegraphy Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Title:
Second report on a survey of the route for a submarine telegraph cable between Cape Otway in Victoria and Tasmania
Other Association (See Comments): Samuel McGowan, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1859

McGowan was heavily involved in developing the submarine telegraph link between Tasmania and Victoria.

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