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Item title: Fragment of a coastal map of Kirun harbour in Formosa
Title (romaji): KirunkĂ´ kinkai
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/4/5497)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as A documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/4/5497
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/4/- Items registered by ATIS as "A" documents
Item: 1/4/5497
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 3 pages, printed map plus typed translation of key
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Map
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/?/1937
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Finschhafen [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen Area]
Kirun harbour [Japan–Formosa, Formosa (Taiwan)]
Content: This item is a portion of a Japanese naval chart of Kirun harbour on the north coast of Formosa. It was published by the Japanese Imperial Hydrographical Department in 1937. It has details of depth, tides, geographical features and place names around the harbour. The attached ATIS report no. 1028 gives a translation of the key and an explanation of the details found on the chart. It was captured on 3 Oct 1943 in Finschhafen.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Fragment of a coastal map of Kirun harbour in Formosa
ATIS number: 5497
Item status: Original document
Item type: Published, Official
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Place of acquisition: Finschhafen
Date of acquisition: 10/03/1943
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:46 AM
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