Admiralty Chart of the Approach to RangoonSKU: 8458
Admiralty Chart of the Approach to Rangoon
Date of publication:
95 x 66 cm
black and white
Burma – Gulf of Mataban – Rangoon River and Approaches
Engraved chart of the approach to Rangoon, 95 x 66 cm, engraved by Davies and Company, black and white (lighthouses/beacons highlighted in colour), first published in 1885 with corrections to 1922, ink stamp to lower right hand corner, folded into 12 panels, blank verso.
Covering the mouth of the river, between Rangoon (Yangon) and the sea, showing villages, pagodas, beacons, waterways, sands and soundings; reference notes on creeks and tides; inset plan of the port of Rangoon, the entrance to the China Bakir River (To River) and two coastal profiles.