British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1882

Chart of South America West Coast Callao Lima Pisco Bay

West Coast of South America Sheet XIV Peru Indepencia Bay to Begueta Bay By Captain Robert Fitz Roy and Officers of the H.M.S. Beagle 1836 with additions and corrections from various authorities to 1881.

DESCRIPTION: Antique engraved sea chart of the west coast of Peru based on explorations by the ship Beagle. Coverage includes a wide stretch of coast that includes Callao (the port for Lima, Peru), and Pisco Bay with the Ballestas Islands (Ballista). Last corrections 1882. These charts are increasingly scarce.

This fine chart contains seven engraved inset coastal elevation views with features that include Huacho Head, Hormigas Rocks, Salinas Point, Calavera Head, and Mount Lechuza. Two inset harbors charts: Ancon Bay and Chincha Hills.

Published by the Admiralty September, 15th 1840. Sold by J. D. Potter. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Chart number 1323.

Faint blue stamped sellers label for Phillip, Son & Nephew, Liverpool.

CREATOR: British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

PUBLICATION DATE: 1882

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Peru

BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Very good.  Very clean and solid on heavy paper. No folds. Margins short at right and left sides.

COLORING: N/A

ENGRAVER: J. & C. Walker

SIZE: 18 " x 24 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $350

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