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A new chart of the South Pacific Ocean, including Australasia, the East India Islands, Polynesia, & the western part of South America
Bib ID 8075905
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
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Edition Additions to 1857. 
Scale Scale approximately 1:11,000,000 at the equator (E 111°--W 60°/N 20°--S 60°). 
Description London : James Imray & Son, [1857] 
1 map ; 96.4 x 183.0 cm 
Notes

Nautical chart of the South Pacific Ocean, extending from the Philippines and Australia in the west to the coastline of South America showing the Great Circle Track from Port Jackson to Panama, and the Great Circle Composite Track from Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) to Valparaiso. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Includes text, and compass roses.

National Library of Australia's copy has annotations in pencil of tracks through the region: the Boston Light from San Francisco May 1855, Boston Light for Hong Kong August 1855, Moses Wheeler from Sydney to Callao Nov. 1857, and two unnamed tracks around Tierra del Fuego, one to Callao and one towards the west coast of North America.

MAP RM 5140 (Roll) copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1954049619

Reproduction Originally published: 1849. 
Subjects Nautical charts -- South Pacific Ocean.  |  Nautical charts -- Australasia.  |  Nautical charts -- Islands of the Pacific.  |  Nautical charts -- South America.  |  South Pacific Ocean -- Maps.  |  Australasia -- Maps.  |  Islands of the Pacific -- Maps.  |  South America -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1849-1857 
Form/genre Nautical charts.
Other authors/contributors James Imray and Son
Also Titled

South Pacific Ocean, including Australasia, the East India Islands, Polynesia, & the western part of South America

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