Mud-Map of Tracks North of Zig-Zag

Submitted: Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 11:28
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Morning all.

Does anyone have a half decent map of the area North of the Zig-Zag railway near Lithgow. We have been up there quite a few times, and have explored different bits, but we are now looking for a bit of a bigger picture.

We are looking for something that has all those little tracks that 90% of the time lead nowhere, but still have to be explored.....

thanks all.
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Reply By: duncs - Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 17:57

Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 17:57
Chumps,

I've done a bit of exploring in that area, both by 4x4 and on foot and from what I have been able to find there is not an accurate map of the area available. The best are the 1:25000 topographics from Central Mapping but the old ones were don in the early 70's and as you can imagine are pretty ordinary by now. These were re-mapped in the last couple of years so should be better but I have not used them so couldn't say for sure.

There is a good map shop in Rockdale just opposite the old Town Hall tehy were very helpful but again it is a couple of years since I have been in there.

Good Luck
Duncs.
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Follow Up By: tcp_ip_boy - Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 19:15

Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 19:15
Thanks for that Duncs.

I have the 2 CMA maps, but i keep finding all sorts of tracks that just aren't on them. Even half the power lines are not shown!

It is good to know there are new maps done - I will go looking for them.

Chumpion
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Follow Up By: duncs - Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 19:20

Tuesday, Jul 20, 2004 at 19:20
Yeah thats what I found Chumps.

I figured that the only way to know for sure was to fire up a GPS and plot the lot for myself. However living in Broken Hill I don't get the chance to explore in that part of the world much these days
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Reply By: jackablue - Wednesday, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:16

Wednesday, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:16
The map shop at Rockdale should have topo maps on that area, they have just about everything.

Cheers

Jackablue
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