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The Admiralty chart : British naval hydrography in the nineteenth century / G.S. Ritchie ; with an introductory essay by Andrew David
Bib ID 2361272
Format BookBook
Author
Ritchie, G. S. (George Stephen) 1914-2012
 
Edition New ed. 
Description Edinburgh : Pentland Press, 1995 
xiv, 444 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1858212340
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Introductory essay, by Andrew David
  • 1. Dalrymple becomes the first Hydrographer of the Navy
  • 2. Men and methods: hydrographic surveying at the end of the eighteenth century
  • 3. Vancouver in the northeast Pacific
  • 4. Broughton in the northwest Pacific
  • 5. Terra Australis
  • 6. Flinders’ circumnavigation of Australia
  • 7. Hurd: the first naval officer Hydrographer
  • 8. Owen commences his African survey
 
Notes

Previous ed.: Great Britain: Hollis & Carter, 1967.

Includes bibliography and index.

Subjects Great Britain. - Hydrographic Department.  |  Hydrographic surveying.  |  Oceans - Cartography - History  |  Great Britain

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