British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1927

Chart of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula with Cozumel and Tulum

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West Indies from Belize to Cabo Catoche Surveyed by Commanders R. Owen and E. Barnett 1830 and 1837. [1927]

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Very cool antique British chart of the east side of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with the Yucatan Channel and the west end of Cuba. Produced decades before the building boom of the 1970s and beyond. Several areas offshore carry the printed note: "Good Fishing" . Key features include: Cozumel Island, Tulum, Isla Blancilla, Yalahau Fort, Cabo Catoche, Puerto de Mujeres, Bahia de la Ascension, Arrowsmith Bank, Bahia del Espititu Santo, Banco Chinchorro, Turneffe, Lighthouse Reef, and Swan Island.

Lighthouses and aids to navigation are highlighed in orange. Steel engraved nautical chart with the oval logo of the "Hydrographic Office" at bottom right.

Frequent updates noted at bottom left. Large corrections to 1915. Small corrections to 1925 with an additional hand written correction to 1927. Sold by J. D. Potter, Agent for the Sale of the Admiralty Charts. Chart number 1204. Price when issued was two shillings.

CREATOR: British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

PUBLICATION DATE: 1927

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Mexico

BODY OF WATER: Yucatan Channel

CONDITION: Very good  Clean and bright. On heavy white paper with very little age-related browning. No condition issues.

COLORING: None except orange highlights for aids to navigation.

ENGRAVER: J. and C. Walker

SIZE: 18 " x 24 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $

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