Lake Macquarie History

History of Belmont Lagoon - Bibliography

Index of Images with hyperlinks to maps or photos in Appendix (for A History of Belmont Lagoon)

1. Excerpt of Map of Lake Macquarie and wetlands including Belmont Lagoon

2. Excerpt of 1942 Cartographic map of NE Lake Macquarie including Belmont Lagoon

3. 2020 Photograph of wetlands species foraging at Belmont Lagoon

4. Excerpt of 1874 Crown Plan N174-2111 with Portions around Belmont township

5. Excerpt of 1885 Parish of Kahibah map, Newcastle Land District

6. Excerpt of 2016 Newcastle Hunter Area Coastal Quaternary Geological map showing Belmont Lagoon


1. Accessed 12/8/20.

2.Excerpt of cartographic map G8960 s63, Lake Macquarie N.S.W. Prepared by Australian Section Imperial General Staff 1:63,360. 1942.

3.Avian species feeding on Belmont Lagoon. 25 September 2020. Photographer: Grahame Feletti

4. Crown Plan N174-2111. Accessed at Crown Land Archives, Kingswood, NSW on 13 August 2020.

5. Parish of Kahibah, Northumberland County Map. Sheet Ref. 1, Edition Year 1885. Accessed NSW Land Registry Services, 16 July 2020.

6. Troedson, A.L. and Deyssing, L. 2016. Newcastle-Hunter Area. 1:100 000 and 1:25 000, Coastal Quaternary Geology Map Series, Geological Survey of NSW, Department of Industry Resources and Energy, Maitland.

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