Direccion Hidrografia

1939

Spanish sea chart of West Africa

Carta General del Oceano Atlantico Setentrional ( en Cuatro Hoja ) que comprende desde el Equador

DESCRIPTION: Large hydrographic chart of western Africa by Spain's Hydrographic Office, the Direccion de Hidrografia. This chart was originally engraved in 1855 by Serra and updated several times after that; the latest corrections date from 1939. Coverage extends from the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe in the south up as far north as the Strait of Gibraltar and includes the Canary Islands ( Islas Canaria ) and Cape Verde Islands ( Islas de Cabo Verde ).

A later edition of one of four sheets published in Madrid in 1855, that could be joined to cover the entire mid Atlantic Ocean from the Americas to Europe and Africa. Number 212.

CREATOR: Direccion Hidrografia

PUBLICATION DATE: 1939

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Africa

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic Ocean

CONDITION: Fair.  On heavy paper with no holes or tears. Wide margins. A good amount of foxing is the only limitation preventing us from giving this chart a rating of 'Good'.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: P. Serra

SIZE: 36 " x 23 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $325


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