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Chart of the Atlantic Ocean.

Image ID: 433756

Chart of the Atlantic Ocean. (1802)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Chart of the Atlantic Ocean.

Creator

: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838  -- Cartographer

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 20 x 32 cm. folded to 22 x 15 cm.

Notes

: In 4 corners of map, from lower right, counterclockwise: A -- B -- C -- D. Note 2.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. Note 3.) Prime meridian: London. Note 4.) Shows currents and trade winds.

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / The new American practical navigator; : being an epitome of navigation; containing all the tables necessary to be used with the Nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea. ... : The whole exemplified in a journal, kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced ... : To which are added, some general instructions and information ... relative to maritime laws and mercantile customs. From the best authorities. ; enriched with a number of new tables, with original improvements and additions, and a large variety of new and important matter: also many thousand errors are corrected, which have appeared in the best systems of navigation yet published. / By Nathaniel Bowditch, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. ; Illustrated with copperplates.

Source Description

: xvi, 17-246, [247]-[532], 533-589, [7] p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (incl. 1 fold. map) ; 23 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6461 (Map preceding t.p.) [In LHS 4002]

Digital ID

: 433756

Record ID

: 253736

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 1-9-2012

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