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4822Antique chart of Oman on the eastern Arabian coast with Muscat.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1912
Antique nautical chart of Arabia from Muscat to Ras Sukra, Oman
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
$1,800.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeAntique-nautical-chart-of-Arabia-from-Muscat-to-Ras-Sukra--OmanChart of Oman on the eastern Arabian coast by Commander J.P. Sanders and Lieutenant Albany Grieve of the <b>Indian Navy</b> aboard the ship <b>Palinurus</b>. The survey was significant in that it resulted in connecting the surveys of the Persian Gulf to the surveys of the Red Sea. <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> "… and thus the coastline, from Cape Comorin to Ras Gulwainee on the African continent, had been minutely examined and laid down by the officers of the Indian Navy." [1] </div> <BR/> <div> <img src="/ZoomifyImages/SC_4822/SC_4822_Muscat_Oman.jpg" alt="Antique British nautical chart of the South East Coast of Arabia from Muscat to Ras Sukra." width="135" align="left" style="margin: 0px 10px"/> <span style="vertical-align: middle;"> Note that in the title '… Maskat to Ras Sukra', by the 1926 edition, spelling of the Omani capital was changed from 'Maskat' to 'Muscat' . 1849 but 1912 edition. Published by John Walker of the East India Company in 1854.</span> </div> <br></br> Includes 6 inset port and harbor charts from other British surveys as well as surveys of the French Government: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Bandar Jissa</li> <li>Sur Anchorage</li> <li>Bandar Khairan</li> <li>Madraka Anchorage</li> <li>Khor Jarama</li> <li>Dar Sait Anchorage</li> </ul> </div> </div> [1] Low, Charles Rathbone. History of the Indian Navy (1613-1863). V2. London, 1877. p. 215. </div>