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Title
A chart of that part of the coast of Africa comprised between the Isles de Loss and the Bight of Biafra, including the Windward and Gold Coasts and in which the positions of all the principal places have been adjusted from numerous observations, the obsolete names omitted, and the modern names of all the frequented and remarkable places inserted &ca constructed from a great variety of original documents by commanders and officers both in the Royal Navy and Merchant Service
Contributor
Laurie, Richard Holmes
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890, former owner
Date Created and/or Issued
1859-01-01
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kirkpatrick Catalogue entry: "2453 Royal Navy and Merchant Service. A chart ... of the coast of Africa comprised between the Isles de Loss and the Bight of Biafra, including the Windward and Gold Coasts ... London, Richd. H. Laurie, chartseller to the Admiralty, 1859. 1 sheet. [see p.]." MS lat & long. above Cape Three Points view. Twenty-five views of locations along the coast as well as five submaps. Numerous printed notes about currents, winds, landmarks, and explorers. Probably acquired while Burton was British consul at Fernando Po, from 1861 to 1864. Submaps: Entrance to the River of Sierra Leon; Plan of the Cove at Bassa; Entrance of the River Volta; St Thomas Island; Thje Course of the Gato or Reggio Creek with the Entrance of the River Benin by Captn. Arcd. Dalzel. Numerous coastal views. Stamp: Kensington Public Libraries.. Prime meridian: GM. Relief: no. Projection: Cylindrical. Printing Process: Lithography. Other Features: Sub-mapsVignettes.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map 70 x 154 cm., sheet 71 x 158 cm.
Identifier
623627
391640
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/7114
Language
English
Subject
Nautical charts--Sierra Leone
Nautical charts--Liberia
Nautical charts--Ivory Coast
Nautical charts--Ghana
Nautical charts--Togo
Nautical charts--Benin
Nautical charts--Nigeria
Nautical charts--Africa, West
Guinea, Gulf of--Maps
Time Period
1859
Place
Africa Sierra Leone. Liberia. Ivory Coast. Ghana. Togo. Benin. Nigeria
W 15°
E 08°/N 10°
N 00°
Source
Huntington Rare Books, Sir Richard Francis Burton Map Collection
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
From the library of Sir Richard Francis Burton.

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