Alyawarra Camp Maps
MacDonald Downs Station
Northern Territory, Australia
4 June 1971 to 1 March 1972, Project Days 000, 004-275
 

There are the original analog versions of the 18 digital maps that appear in Numerical Files 03-20.

An Adobe Acrobat PDF version of this document is available here (203KB). 
 

Contents


KEY

Scale
   Original: 1 inch = 240 feet
   Now: as marked on the maps. All maps were drawn to the same scale and all maps have the same area, so at
    least in theory they can be treated as overlays of each other. All have been digitized and entered in separate
    files in the numerical data base.

Orientation
    North is at the TOP of all maps

Residence Numbers
    All residence numbers used on the maps correspond to the Residence Numbers that appear in the BEVRECS
    manual.

 
Miscellaneous
structures (bore, tent, 
cars, etc.): 
# 01 - 10
Ungundyas # 11 - 20
Alugeras # 21 - 30
Anoargedans # 31 - 99


 

Map 01 Gurlanda Camp, Day 052
Location: 0.5 mile northeast of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 22 July 1971, Day 052
Note: This is the first of eleven maps of Gurlanda Camp. This camp was 
abandoned prior to the beginning of the fieldwork, so the date on which I 
mapped it is not related to dates occupied. Sites were identified by Jacob 
Jones (013) and Billy Moss (009). 
Digitized in: Data Base File 03.




Map 02 Gurlanda Camp, Day 004
Location: 0.5 mile northeast of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 4 June 1971, Day 004
Note: Distribution of residences when the project began.
Digitized in: Data Base File 04.




Map 03 Gurlanda Camp, Day 065
Location: 0.5 mile west of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 4 August 1971, Day 065
Note: Residences #24, 35, 36, 37, 40 and 41 were relocated following the death 
of Kenny Morton (114), male infant who resided in Residence 36.
Digitized in: Data Base File 05. 




Map 04 Gurlanda Camp, Day 106
Location: 0.5 mile west or Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 14 Sept 1971, Day 106
Note: This map shows many new residences that were established on the first 
day of Donald Jones' initiation.
Digitized in: Data Base File 06.




Map 05 Gurlanda Camp, Day 177
Location: 0.5 mile west of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 24 Nov 1971, Day 177
Note: All residences on this map were occupied on the day preceding the death 
of Murray Mill (020). 
Digitized in: Data Base File 07




Map 06 Gurlanda Camp, Day 182
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 29 Nov 1971, Day 182
Note: This camp was established on 25 November – Day 178 - the day after the 
death of Murray Mill. On 29 November, the day when I planned to map the 
new camp, Lady Lewis (170), an occupant of Residence 41, died. All 
structures to the right of the dotted line were destroyed or abandoned on 
29 November and rebuilt to the left of the line. Hence all structures to the 
right of the line are shown in approximate locations only. They were not 
paced for mapping. 
Digitized in: Data Base File 08.




Map 07 Gurlanda Camp, Day 183
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 30 Nov 1971, Day 183
Note: Compare this map with Map 06 to see the residences that were relocated 
following death of Lady Lewis (170) on 29 November.
Digitized in: Data Base File 09.




Map 08 Gurlanda Camp, Day 210
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 28 Dec 1971, Day 210 
Digitized in: Data Base File 10




Map 09 Gurlanda Camp, Day 237
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 23 Jan 1972, Day 237
Digitized in: Data Base File 11.




Map 10 Gurlanda Camp, Day 052
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 18 Feb 1972, Day 263
Note: This map was drawn following the relocation of residences 22, 23, 34, 42 
and 59. The move coincided with birth of Martha Mill (280) to her 
widowed mother Elsie (191) who lived in Residence 22. 
Digitized in: Data Base File 12.




Map 11 Gurlanda Camp, Day 275
Location: 0.5 mile south of Johnno's Bore
Mapped: 1 March 1972, Day 275
Note: This map was made following the arrival of several new families in camp.
This is the last of eleven maps of Gurlanda Camp.
Digitized in: Data Base File 13.




Map 12 Bindaijerem Camp, Day 022
Location: 0.25 mile east of mud tank at MacDonald Downs New Homestead
Mapped: 22 June 1971, Day 022
Note: The first of two maps of Bindaijerem Camp.
Digitized in: Data Base File 14.




Map 13 Bindaijerem Camp, Day 197
Location: 200 yards southeast of the mud tank at MacDonald Downs New Homestead
Mapped: 14 Dec 1971, Day 197
Note: The second of two maps of Bindaijerem Camp.
Digitized in: Data Base File 15.




Map 14 Liladera Camp, Day 031
Location: 0.75 mile northwest of the bore at MacDonald Downs Old Homestead on
the east bank of Frazer Creek.
Mapped: 1 July 1971, Day 031
Note: This is the only map of Liladera Camp
Digitized in: Data Base File 16.




Map 15 Angungera Camp, Day 056
Location: Derry Downs Station
Mapped: 26 July 1971, Day 056
Note: The first of two maps of Angungera Camp.
Digitized in: Data Base File 17.




Map 16 Angungera Camp, Day 197
Location: Derry Downs Station
Mapped: 14 Dec 1971, Day 197
Note: The second of two maps of Angungera Camp
Digitized in: Data Base File 18.




Map 17 Spinifex Bore Camp, Day 000
Location: 17 miles north of MacDonald Downs New Homestead
Mapped: 4 Oct 1971
Note: This camp was occupied during my first visit to MacDonald Downs in December 1969. Subsequently it was abandoned and many of its residents participated in establishing the Gurlanda Camp at Johnno’s Bore which was the focus of my research. Sites in the Spinifex Bore camp were identified by Jacob Jones (013), Albert Morton (113), and Johnny Crow (014). Distances were not paced, but relative positions should be reasonably accurate. The actual density of residences probably was lower than the map suggests.
Digitized in: Data Base File 19




Map 18 Bundey River Camp, Day 000
Location: 5 miles north of MacDonald Downs New Homestead on the south bank of
the Bundey River near an abandoned homestead.
Mapped: 4 Oct 1971
Note: This camp was occupied during my first visit to MacDonald Downs in December 1969. Subsequently it was abandoned and many of its residents participated in establishing the Gurlanda Camp at Johnno’s Bore which was the focus of my research. Sites in the Bundey River camp were identified by Jacob Jones (013), Albert Morton (113), and Johnny Crow (014). Distances were not paced, but relative positions should be reasonably accurate.
Digitized in: Data Base File 20


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