Digital historic Baudin map

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
South West Development Commission business and industry development officer Mark Exeter and Bunbury Regional Art Galleries curator and registrar Caroline Lunel inspect the Baudin maps.
Camera IconSouth West Development Commission business and industry development officer Mark Exeter and Bunbury Regional Art Galleries curator and registrar Caroline Lunel inspect the Baudin maps. Credit: Supplied / South West Development Commission

Not-for-profit organisations in Bunbury are being offered access to a unique and digitised historic Baudin map from the early 1800s.

South West Development Commission has created a high-quality digital version of the WA coastline map that relates to the South West.

South West Development Commission business and industry development officer Mark Exeter and Bunbury Regional Art Galleries curator and registrar Caroline Lunel inspect the Baudin maps.
Camera IconSouth West Development Commission business and industry development officer Mark Exeter and Bunbury Regional Art Galleries curator and registrar Caroline Lunel inspect the Baudin maps. Credit: Supplied / South West Development Commission

The map marks Captain Nicolas Baudin’s expedition to Australia charting the coastline and making scientific observations.

Contact SWDC to inquire about opportunities to use the map.

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