British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

1912

Antique nautical chart of Arabia from Muscat to Ras Sukra, Oman

Chart of the North-East Coast of Arabia from Mascat to Ras Sukra Surveyed by Comr. Sanders and Lt. A. Grieve. Indian Navy.

DESCRIPTION: Chart of Oman on the eastern Arabian coast by Commander J.P. Sanders and Lieutenant Albany Grieve of the Indian Navy aboard the ship Palinurus. The survey was significant in that it resulted in connecting the surveys of the Persian Gulf to the surveys of the Red Sea.
"… 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]

Antique British nautical chart of the South East Coast of Arabia from Muscat to Ras Sukra. 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.


Includes 6 inset port and harbor charts from other British surveys as well as surveys of the French Government:
  • Bandar Jissa
  • Sur Anchorage
  • Bandar Khairan
  • Madraka Anchorage
  • Khor Jarama
  • Dar Sait Anchorage
[1] Low, Charles Rathbone. History of the Indian Navy (1613-1863). V2. London, 1877. p. 215.

CREATOR: British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

PUBLICATION DATE: 1912

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Oman

BODY OF WATER: Gulf of Oman

CONDITION: Very good.  Strong, thick paper. No major condition issues. Washed.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 24 " x 38 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $1800


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