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Admiralty Chart of the Approach to Rangoon

SKU: 8458

Admiralty Chart of the Approach to Rangoon

Date of publication:

  • 1922
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 95 x 66 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Burma – Gulf of Mataban – Rangoon River and Approaches

    This chart covers the mouth of the river between Rangoon (Yangon) and the sea. It shows villages, pagodas, beacons, waterways, sands and soundings; there are reference notes on creeks and tides and an inset plan of the port of Rangoon, the entrance to the China Bakir River (To River) and two coastal profiles.
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    Condition & Materials

    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. Read less