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Canton and its approaches, Macao and Hong Kong [cartographic material] / [based on the surveys of Edward Belcher]
Bib ID 3422732
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877
 
Online Versions
Scale Scales differ. 
Description London : George Cox, Jan. 1st 1852 
3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 17.3 x 26.3 cm. or less, 30.7 x 38.4 cm. 
Series

Braga special map collection.

Full contents
  • Macao. Scale not given
  • Sketch of the river from Macao to Canton : soundings are in fathoms. Scale not given
  • Canton. Scale [ca. 1:460,800]. Inset on Macao map: Hong Kong / surveyed by Captn. Sir E. Belcher, R.N. Scale [ca. 1:251,300].
 
Notes

Map presented in four segments showing different aspects of the Guangzhou Region in China. The first section is a map of Macao Island with a small inset of the city of Hong Kong ; the next map is of the Pearl River as it runs from Macao Island and Lantao [i.e. Lantau] to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou] and covering the whole Pearl River Delta ; the last and largest segment shows an outline of the city of Canton [i.e. Guangzhou]. Relief is shown of depth soundings in fathoms.

At bottom right side of sheet: 170a.

Imprint on map: London : George Cox, Jan. 1st 1852.

Also available in electronic version via the Internet: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.map-rm274

The Library's copy is also listed as no. 65 in the Braga Collection.

Cited In

Phillips, 445.

Subjects Guangzhou Region (China) - Maps.  |  Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) - Maps.  |  Hong Kong (China) - Maps.
Time Coverage 1852 
Other authors/contributors Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

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