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Atlas - Lloyd's Maritime Atlas, Lloyd's Shipping Publications, 1979 Object Reg. No: HT 5585

Summary:
Hardback Maritime Atlas, 12th edition, published in 1979 by Lloyd's Shipping Publications, Lloyd's of London Press.

This equipment was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Description:
Hardback book with blue cover embossed with silver lettering and insignia. The content is presented in section form; 1 Maps, II Geographical list of Ports and shipping places of the world/ Distance table, III Index. The maps are presented in colour but have been standardized so that all land masses are yellow and all oceans/ seas are blue.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 12 mm (Height), 223 mm (Width), 285 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: communications, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: On front cover: 'LLOYD'S MARITIME ATLAS'
Stamp on right-hand front endpaper: 'O.T.C. COASTAL RADIO STATION / 26 MAY 1980 / HOBART'
On title page: 'LLOYD'S / MARITIME ATLAS/ including / A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF PORTS AND SHIPPING PLACES / OF THE WORLD / TWELFTH EDITION/ Compiled and Edited by / THE PUBLISHER, LLOYD'S SHIPPING PUBLICATIONS/ LLOYD'S OF LONDON PRESS LTD.'
Publisher: Lloyd's of London Press, London, England, 1979
User: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1980-2002
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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