1:1 Million Scale Maps

This series of maps covers the whole of Australia in 49 maps and forms part of the International Map of the World map series.

At this scale 1cm on the map represents 10km on the ground. Each map covers an area of six degrees of longitude and four degrees of latitude. The maps show roads, railways, hydrography, larger nature conservation reserves, outback homesteads. Seabed and land relief is shown by layer tints, spot heights and contours in metres. Contour interval is 500m, with an additional contour at 200m.

Product specifications

Coverage: Whole of Australia covered with 49 maps (please refer Status). National coverage first completed in 1975

Currency: Ranges from 1971 to 1983. Average 1976

Coordinates: Geographical

Datum: AGD66 (GDA94 compliant at this scale); AHD

Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic

Medium: Paper map, flat and folded

Status: These maps are no longer maintained and some maps may not be available. A new series is currently in production based on the World Aeronautical Charts (WAC) series of maps produced in 2008. Completion is anticipated for early 2011.

Price: $9.25 plus postage

List of 1:1 Million scale topographic maps

Browse a list of 1:1 Million scale topographic maps available from Geoscience Australia.

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: June 17, 2013