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Eastern passages to China [cartographic material] / by John Walker, Geographer to the East India Company ; engraved by J. & C. Walker
Bib ID 1454953
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Walker, John, 1786 or 7-1873
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:2 200 000] 
Description [London] : Published by James Horsburgh, Hydrographer to the Hon'ble E. I. Company according to Act of Parliament, 1852 
1 map on <5> sheets ; 187.8 x 296.5 cm., sheets 100.0 x 100.5 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Insets: Sheet 1: Strait of Bally. Scale [ca. 1:663 600]
  • Strait of Lombock. Scale [ca. 1:443 520]
  • Plan of Allass Strait from observations made by James Horsburgh 1796. Scale [ca. 1:380 160]
  • Sketch of Sapy Strait. Scale [ca. 1:316 800]. Sheet 3: Plan of Manilla Bay, surveyed in 1792 by Don Felipe Bauza. Scale [ca. 1:253 440].
 
Notes

Chart showing area between Java Sea and Banda Sea, north to Celebes Sea and south to Timor Sea. Relief shown by soundings, hachures and spot heights.

Dedication: To the Commanders & Officers of the Hon'ble East India Companys ships, in acknowledgment of much valuable assistance afforded by their journals in the construction of this chart, it is now inscribed by their faithful and obliged servant James Horsburgh.

Sheet 1 originally published in 1824 with additions to 1848; sheet 2 originally published Jan. 2nd 1826 with corrections to 1849; sheet 3 originally published 2 Jun. 1823.

"W'm. H. Allen & C'o. Leadenhall Street London"--Sheets IV and V.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232243237

Subjects Nautical charts -- Java Sea.  |  Nautical charts -- Banda Sea.  |  Nautical charts -- Celebes Sea.  |  Nautical charts -- Timor Sea.  |  Java Sea -- Maps.  |  Banda Sea -- Maps.  |  Celebes Sea -- Maps.  |  Timor Sea -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1852 
Other authors/contributors Horsburgh, James, 1762-1836  |  J. & C. Walker  |  William H. Allen & Co

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Copy: Sheet [4] lacking. 2 copies of sheet II held.
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