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Carte générale bathymétrique des océans [cartographic material] / Bureau Hydrographique International
Bib ID 5746468
Format MapMap
Author
International Hydrographic Bureau
 
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Edition 3rd ed. 
Scale Scales differ (W 180°00'--E 180°00'/N 90°00'--S 90°00'). 
Description Monaco : Bureau Hydrographique International, 1935-1969 
24 maps : col. ; 60 x 100 cm. or smaller, sheets 72 x 111 cm., or smaller. 
Notes

Map series of oceans of the world showing countries and islands. Relief shown by contours, gradient tints and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric tints, soundings and isolines.

On some sheets: "Préparée et publiée par le Bureau Hydrographique International et imprimée aux frais du Conseil International des Unions Scientifiques sur les fonds obtenus de l'U.N.E.S.C.O."

"La 1ére la 2ème édition ont été publiées par ordre de S.A.S. le Prince Albert 1er. de Monaco" = The first and the 2nd editions was published by order of HSH Prince Albert I of Monaco.

In top right margin of sheets is table listing editions with date of update: Date de la mise à jour de cette feuille ...

At bottom margin of sheets: "Nota: Tous les renseignements relatifs á l'établissement de cette carte sont condensés dans la Publication speciale No. 30 (fascicule ... ) du Bureau Hydrographique International - Monaco ... .".

Each sheet individually numbered e.g. A I to C IV (for Northern hemisphere) and A' I to C' IV (for Southern hemisphere).

Only 21 of 24 sheets published. Sheets C III, C IV and C' IV never published.

Third edition of what later became known as the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)

In French.

Subjects Ocean -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1935-1955 
Form/genre Bathymetric maps.

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