Direccion Hidrografia

1875

Isla de Mindanao

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Hoja XVI de la Parte Sudoeste de la Isla De MindanaoLevantada por la comission hidrografica al mado del Capita del Fregata D. Claudio Montero en 1855 y 1862.

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Antique copper-plate engraved nautical chart of the southwest portion of the Philippine island of Mindanao and all of Sacol, Basilan, Olutanga, and Bongo islands. Key features include Zamboanga City, Bahia de Illana ( Illana Bay ) and Seno de Sibuguey ( Sibugay Bay ) and the Moro Gulf. The Zamboanga Peninsula is labeled "Reino de Sibuguey". Limited interior detail includes the Mindanao River, Panguil Bay, Mt. Tres Reyes, Mt. Kaladis, and Mount Silingan. On the tip of the peninsula is located a 'fuerza' or fort- the Real Fuerza de Nuestra SeƱora del Pilar de Zaragoza constructed by Spain beginning in 1635. With track lines shown for the course of steamship "Reina de Castilla" In 1862.

Published by Spain's Direccion Hidrografica from Madrid first in 1864, this issue is corrected to 1875. Plate 16 of a series of charts documenting the "Archipielago Filipino". Price when issued was 6 pesetas. Chart number 518.

CREATOR: Direccion Hidrografia

PUBLICATION DATE: 1875

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Philippines

BODY OF WATER: 

CONDITION: Very good  A couple of light spots and some mild darkening to the left side but otherwise very clean and bright on heavy wove paper. Strong impression and prominent platemark.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: M. Rodriguez and F. Bregante

SIZE: 36 " x 24 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $


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