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Number: 3099
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: South Atlantic Ocean,
Year of Origin: 1871
Title: South Atlantic Ocean Eastern Portion
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Large
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: George Henry Richards
Publisher: Hydrographical Office of the Admiralty
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Notes: Argosy source--damp stains and very brittle paper and long tears poorly repaired with tape; pertains to West Africa, Central Africa, and South Africa coasts; engraving of the South Atlantic along the west coast of Africa including South Africa. Created while Vice Admiral Sir George Henry Richards (1820-1896) served as hydrographer to the Royal Navy. Originally published in 1871 and distributed by sea chart dealer J.D. Potter. Includes trade winds and ocean currents; soundings in fathoms.
Last updated: Aug 25, 2017