German Naval Chart of Lindi, East Africa

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Indischer Ocea – Afrika, Ost Küst – Lindi-Bucht

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Title

German Naval Chart of Lindi, East Africa

Mapmaker(s)

Reichsmarineamt

Engraver(s)

BLUME, K

Publisher

Gieseke & Devrient

Place of publication

Berlin, Leipzig

Date of publication

1896

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

76.5 x 56 cm [sheet size]

Full Description

Imperial German Naval Office chart, sheet size 76.5 x 56 cm, engraved by K. Blume, black and white, date-stamped 27 May 1896, laid on linen; shows sands, soundings etc, with interior detail of relief, vegetation, roads and settlements; inset profiles and view of the port of Lindi. Germany consolidated its hold over German East Africa in the late 1880s and 1890s. Lindi is now in southern Tanzania.