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Map Collection: Referencing

Includes donated collections from the Geography and Geology Departments


Harvard referencing examples

Mason, J 1832, Map of the countries lying between Spain and India,1:8,000,000, Ordnance Survey, London.
Or if the originator is not known:
Title of map Year, Scale of map, Publisher, Place of publication.
In-text citation: (Mason 1832)

Geoscience Australia [NATMAP] 2004, ACT region, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, map, Geoscience Australia, Canberra.

Hawaii n.d., map, viewed 20 July 2012, <>


The Australian Copyright Council has produced an information sheet on Maps & Charts.

This information sheet is for creators and copyright owners of maps and charts. It is also for people who want to use maps and charts.