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Harvard Referencing (2002 version)

Guide to citing & referencing in this author, date style for JCU students

Maps - Electronic


Map Publisher with version (if applicable) Year data released, Image details - location, co-ordinates, elevation. Format/Data set (if applicable),  Date viewed, <URL>.


Google Earth 9.2 2018, James Cook University Cairns campus, Cairns, 16°49'05"S, 145°41'20"E, elevation 26M. 2D map, viewed 18 April 2018, <>.

In-text citation:

Google Earth (2018) shows the building locations for the Cairns campus.

Maps - print


Map Publisher Year of publication, Title of map, Series (if available), Publisher, Place of publication.


Queensland Department of Mines and Energy 1996, Dotswood, Australia 1:100 000 geological series, sheet 8158, Department of Mines and Energy, Queensland, Brisbane.

In-text citation:

… reading this map (Queensland Department of Mines and Energy 1996)

We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.Acknowledgement of Country

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