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'Map of Damara and Great Namaqua Land and the Adjacent Countries to and beyond Lake Ngami as explored and surveyed by Messrs Galton & Andersson' [‎1r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1856. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Imprint:

London, Published by Hurst and Blackett. Drawn by E Ravenstein; Engraved on stone by Schenck and McFarlane Lithographers, Edinburgh.

Distinctive Features:

Relief shown by hachures.

Below title the note 'The coast from 20° South lat, to Walfisch Bay is from the survey of Capt. William Messum. The rest of the coast has been corrected from the observation of that navigator'.

Shows the routes of the expeditions: Messrs Galton and Andersson in 1851 by pecked line and Mr Andersson in 1853 by black line.

Includes an inset: 'Sketch Map of South Africa to show the progress of discovery' which shows routes of various expeditions between 1812 and 1854.

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
Map loading...
Scale
Scale approximately 1:3,301,600
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: -5° 14' 24" S, 10° 54' 0" E
Top-right: -5° 14' 24" S, 41° 31' 48" E
Bottom-left: -36° 3' 36" S, 10° 54' 0" E
Bottom-right: -36° 3' 36" S, 41° 31' 48" E
Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 421 x 512 mm; on sheet 451 x 548 mm

Foliation: The map has been foliated in the top right hand corner with a pencil number enclosed in a circle.

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English in Latin script
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'Map of Damara and Great Namaqua Land and the Adjacent Countries to and beyond Lake Ngami as explored and surveyed by Messrs Galton & Andersson' [‎1r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/100, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100025717369.0x000002> [accessed 14 December 2018]

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