Depot de la Marine

1878

Antique French Nautical Chart of Spain, Ireland and England

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Carte d'Atterrage des Cotes Occidentales de France comprenant les Cotes S.O. d'Angleterre et d'Irlande et les Cotes N. Et O. de Espagne Publiee par Ordre de l'Empereur. Sous le Ministre de son Excellence M, le M. de Chasseloup-Laubat…

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Antique navigation chart covering the approaches along the south and west coasts of Spain, Cornwall England and Southern Ireland. Includes the Gulf of Gascogne; the English Channel northeast to Chichester and le Harve; and the Irish Sea. This large chart is unusual in that it shows all the numerous lighthouses along those coastlines and through red overprinting shows for each light the expected range over which that light should be visible from sea. Lighthouses are shown as red dots with yellow highlights.

Inset at bottom shows five profile coastal views. Chart is the edition of 1867, first published in 1828 and 1829. This edition was updated last in 1878. Number 447. Published by France's Depot de la Marine.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1878

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Spain

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic Ocean

CONDITION: Good.  No major condition issues. Lightly age-toned uniformly. Wide margins. On heavy paper.

COLORING: Lighthouses highlighted in yellow. Red ink for lighthouse ranges.

ENGRAVER: J. Millian

SIZE: 24 " x 35 "

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