The state of North Borneo

Accession Number AWM2016.38.143
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Map
Physical description 2 Image/s captured
Maker Australian Survey Corp.
Date made 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Map of the state of North Borneo relating to the service of Major Tom Harnett Harrisson, DSO Reconnaissance Corps, British Army. Harrisson was seconded to Z Special Unit, Services Reconnaissance Department and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. The map is drawn and reproduced from a printed copy of North Borneo G.S.G.S., No. 4311 (dated 1941), by L.H.Q. Cartographic Coy., Aust. Survey Corps, Oct. 44.
Topographical map with relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:506 880. Shows state and residency boundaries, villages, government stations, roads, tracks, railways, surveyed and unsurveyed rivers and streams, wireless stations, lighthouses, etc. Includes location map with distances to Asian mainland, legend, and glossary of Malay terms. "L.H.Q./281/1570".