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Admiralty Chart of the Approach to Rangoon

SKU: 8458

Admiralty Chart of the Approach to Rangoon

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
95 x 66 cm

black and white


  • Admiralty Chart
  • Captain WJL Wharton
  • 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.