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Admiralty Chart of Vanikoro in the South Pacific

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Admiralty Chart of Vanikoro in the South Pacific

Date of publication:

  • 1901
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 69 x 103 cm sheet size
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • South Pacific Ocean – Santa Cruz Islands – Vanikoro Islands (La Pérouse)

    This British chart of Vanikoro was first published in 1873, with corrections to March 1901. Read more

    The French explorer Jean-François de La Pérouse and the crews of his two vessels were stranded on Vanikoro in 1788, and all ultimately perished. The fate of the expedition remained a mystery until 1826.

    Condition & Materials

    Sheet size 69 x 103 cm, black and white, engraved by Edward Weller, centrefold, a little dusty; shows soundings etc, with interior detail of relief.

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