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Number: 2049
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Sierra Leone, Sherbro Island
Year of Origin: 1876
Title: Sketch of the Coast-Line extending from THE PENINSULA OF SIERRA LEONE, on the Northward, to British Sherbro, on the Southward
Sub-Title: inclosure 4 in No. 51
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 39.1
Width: 43.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 750,000
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: J. Mason
Engraver: Harrison & Sons
Publisher: House of Parliament
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 9.0
Southernmost Latitude: 6.0
Westernmost Longitude: -13.5
Easternmost Longitude: -12.0
Measurement Notes: Estimated prime meridian Greenwich.
Notes: from book #2502, 'Papers Relating to Her Majesty's Possessions in West Africa. Sierra Leone and Gold Coast Colony, Including Lagos.' [scale estimated by measuring the 2 degrees of latitude between southern edge of Sherbro island and Freetown along the north compass rose engraved.]
Last updated: Jan 24, 2011