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Chart of the Canton River with the entrances & islands

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Description:
Cartographic Details: Scale approximately 1:304,128. (E 112°55ʹ--E 114°47ʹ/N 23°10ʹ--N 21°50ʹ). Shows depths and hazards to navigation. Also shows "Actions fought [in 1841] by the British and Chinese." Covers Macao, Hong Kong, and Canton. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inset map: Plan of the City of Canton. Scale [approximately 1:25,334]. Ancillary map shows the coast of Asia from the Bay of Bengal to the Sea of Japan. 1 map : hand colored ; 43 x 56 cm
Collection:
John R. Borchert Map Library
Place:
People's Republic of China, China
Subjects:
Opium War and Nautical charts
Year:
1842?
Contributed by:
Minnesota
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