Old Maps Collection
Chart of the south coast of China from Macao to The Brothers
Inverarity, David, 17---18--, cartographer
Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808, editor, publisher
Harmer, Thomas, fl. 1784-1814, engraver
JPEG 2000, 5895 x 3955, 37MB
[Ca 1:1,480,000] (E113°-E118°/N24°-N21°).
Physical Map Dimension (cm):
29 x 46 cm, on sheet 39 x 54 cm
This is a nautical chart of the south coast of China from Macao to the Laiyu Islands (the Brothers), Quite a number of depth soundings are given from Xiaohengqin to a little bit past the Laiyu Islands. The inset focus on the small islands and islets around Macau and Lantao and the side view profiles of Mendoza Island, other Daya Bay Islands and Wanshan archipelago islands.
Inset 1: [Surroundings of Macao and Lantao]. - Scale not given. - 17 x 26 cm. -- Inset 2: Mendoza's I ; Fokai Point ; Tonang I. & Single I. ; The Eastermost Lemas. - Scale not given. - 8 x 16 cm.
Original is a copper plate printed map, 33 x 40 cm.
On the right bottom corner of the map: "Harmar sc."
There are two 32-point compass roses with a fleur-de-lis indicating north, one on the map and the other on inset 1. Rhumb lines for the principal and half-winds in bold fillet and quarter-winds in dotted lines.
Relief shown pictorially and by land forms. Bathymetric relief given by soundings.
Map with graticule.
The four borders of the map with latitude and longitude lines.
Map outlined in bold fillet and inset 1 in triple fillet.
Macao and its surroundings.
China -- Maps
Guangdong Sheng (China)
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Provenance Call No.:
GE SH 18 PF 179 DIV 3 P 10 D