Depot de la Marine

1922

Chart of the Oresund from Baltic Sea to Kattegat

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Mer Baltic. Le Sund d'apres les travaux Danois de 1886. Service Hydrographique de la Marine. 1892.

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Large 90+ year old nautical chart of the Oresund or sound connecting the Baltic Sea to the Kattegat and separating Sweden from Denmark. This plate is a 1922 edition of a French navigational chart first published in 1892. Large inset at left of the Port de Copenhague ( Copenhagen ) Denmark; small insets of Landskrona, Port d'Hoganas, Port de Raa, Port d'Elseneur, Port de Skanor, and Port d'Helsingborg.

Published by the French Naval Hydrographic Service which was the successor to the Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine, founded in 1720. In 1971 it became known as the Naval Hydrographicand Oceanographic Service (service hydrographique et océanographique de la marine or SHOM).

Aids to navigation are highlighted in orange. Lower left corner contains two stamps: One inked stamp from the Service Hydrographique and the other a purple sticker from the mapseller: "V. Weizsaeker, Opticien de la Marine. 13 Rue du Quai, Dunkerque"

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1922

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Denmark

BODY OF WATER: Oresund

CONDITION: Very good.  Wide margins and a single horizontal fold as issued. No condition issues. Clean.

COLORING: None except aids to navigation in orange highlight.

ENGRAVER: Francox

SIZE: 26 " x 36 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $


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