Historical gold maps of the Tasmanian Goldfields

Historical gold maps of the Tasmanian goldfields, showing useful historical information on gold diggings, mining companies, and geology. These maps are available to view online for free.

This page provides a directory of historical gold maps for Tasmania as well as many individual towns/regions across the state.

Historical gold maps of the entire state of Tasmania

These state-wide maps offer some interesting insights into the development of Tasmania’s goldfields.

1858?, The gold seekers map of Tasmania shewing the first epoch or gold bearing ground as laid down by Count Strzelecki

1880?, Tasmania, Lands Department

Historical gold maps by town/area

Franklin River
Mount Lyell

Useful Resources

Mineral Resources Tasmania – Prospecting Licence

Mineral Resources Tasmania – Fossicking Areas

Apple Isle Prospector – Lots of great information about prospecting in Tasmania, written by a local prospector.