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Fiji Islands, South Pacific Ocean : from surveys between 1854 and 1882 with additions from United States and Fiji Govt. surveys / Hydrographic Office
Bib ID 8057057
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
United States. Hydrographic Office, cartographer
 
Online Versions
Edition Edition 4th June 1921 ; Small corrections [to] '32. 
Scale Scale 1:733,929 at Lat. 18°00 ; projection (E 175°57ʹ--E 178°25ʹ/S 15°45ʹ--S 19°56ʹ). 
Description Washington, D.C. : Hydrographic Office, [1932] 
1 map ; 64 x 96 cm, on sheet 77 x 107 cm 
Partial contents Continuation inset: Fiji Islands : continuation of group to southward (See chart No. 409) 
Notes

Hydrographic chart showing Fiji Islands. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric soundings.

"No. 2850"--Lower right margin.

"Small corrections from Notices to Mariners, from other sources. Printed Oct. '24. '22-2, 18, 37. '24-23 X '24. Mar. '25 25-1 III '25. '26-26, 32"--Lower left margin.

"Washington, D.C. : Published July, 1914, at the Hydrographic Office under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, 1914"--Original publishing statement.

Includes tidal information and variation compasses.

National Library of Australia's copy has manuscript annotations and calculations in pencil and ink, possibly by Harry Lyon, navigator on the Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 crossing of the Pacific Ocean from Oakland, California via Hawaii and Suva to Brisbane, Queensland.

National Library of Australia's copy possibly given to Charles Kingsford Smith from Harry Lyon. See page 8 of descriptive notes digitsed in Harry Lyon map collection: https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232113986/view.

Map previously shelved at MAP RM 2811/7.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1497522192

Source of Acquisition National Library of Australia's copy donated by the family of Charles Kingsford Smith. 
Subjects Lyon, Harry W., Captain, 1885-1963 -- Maps.  |  Kingsford Smith, Charles, 1897-1935 -- Maps.  |  Nautical charts -- Fiji.  |  Nautical charts -- Fiji -- Viti Levu.  |  Nautical charts -- Fiji -- Vanua Levu.  |  Nautical charts -- South Pacific Ocean.  |  Islands -- South Pacific Ocean -- Fiji -- Maps.  |  Fiji -- Maps.  |  Viti Levu (Fiji) -- Maps.  |  Vanua Levu (Fiji) -- Maps.  |  South Pacific Ocean -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1914-1928 
Form/genre Nautical charts.

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