1855-1899, English, Book, Government publication, Map, Atlas, Poster, chart, other edition: [Collection of Admiralty charts] [cartographic material] [from British, French, Imperial German, Italian, Russian and United States government surveys, 1835 to 1897 / the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty]. Great Britain. Hydrographic Department

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Physical Description
  • 3 v., ([15, 24, 15] sheets) : maps ; 54 cm.
Published
  • London : Published at the Admiralty, 1855-1899.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • [Collection of Admiralty charts] [from British, French, Imperial German, Italian, Russian and United States government surveys, 1835 to 1897 /​ the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty].
Author
  • Great Britain. Hydrographic Department
Other Authors
  • Wharton, W. J. L. (William James Lloyd), Sir, 1843-1905.
  • Potter, J. D. (John D.)
  • Weller, Edward, 1819-1884.
  • Davies &​ Co. (Melbourne, Vic.)
Published
  • London : Published at the Admiralty, 1855-1899.
Medium
  • [cartographic material]
Physical Description
  • 3 v., ([15, 24, 15] sheets) : maps ; 54 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1835-1897
Contents
  • v. 1. [sheet 1]. Active Pass to Gabriola Pass and inner channels, Strait of Georgia, North America, West Coast /​ surveyed by Captain G.H. Richards and the Officers of H.M. Surveying Ship 'Plumper', 1858-9 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Inset Stuart Channel, Chemainus Bay /​ with additions by Captain John T. Walbran, Dominion Govt. S.S. 'Quadra', 1897-8.
  • [sheet 2]. Alaska, anchorages in and near Sumner Strait, America, North West Coast /​ from plans published by the U. S. Government 1888 ; engraved by Edward Weller
  • Port McArthur, Kuiu Island Inset Christiana Sound, Port Conclusion /​ from Vancouver's survey
  • Prince of Wales Island, Red Bay.
  • [sheet 3]. America Bay, Russian Tartary /​ from a Russian Government plan published 1898 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 4]. Anchorages in the Galapagos Islands, Pacific Ocean : Chatham Island, approaches to Wreck Bay /​ surveyed by Commander J. Wood, H.M.S. Pandora, 1849 ; with additions and corrections to 1884 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company. Insets Gardner Bay, Hood Island /​ by the Officers of H.M.S. Beagle, 1835
  • Tagus Cove, Albemarle Island /​ by the Officers of H.M.S. Beagle, 1835
  • Post Office Bay, Charles Island /​ by the Officers of H.M.S. Beagle &​ Daphne, 1836-46
  • Black Beach Anchorage, Charles Island /​ from a French Government Survey, 1887
  • Sappho Cove, Stephens Bay, Chatham Island /​ by the Officers of H.M.S. Sappho, 1883
  • Wreck Bay to Stephens Bay, Chatham Island /​ by the Officers of the Italian Government Ship Vettor Pisani 1882-5.
  • [sheet 5]. Anchorages in the Gulf of Tartary /​ from Imperial Russian surveys ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Insets Mosolova Bay and entrance to the River Dui
  • Entrance to the Datta or Tumnin River
  • Storozh Bay
  • Vanina Bay
  • St Innocentia Bay
  • Grossevitcha Bay
  • Entrance to the Koppi River
  • Entrance to the Nelma River
  • Entrance to the Luda River
  • Entrance to the Ademi River
  • Entrance to the Toropuichina River
  • Plitnyak Bay
  • Entrance to the Svyetloi River.
  • [sheet 6]. Anchorages in Russian Tartary &​ Saghalin Island /​ from the latest Russian Government surveys ; engraved by Malby &​ Sons
  • Alexandrovski and Dui Roadsteads, Saghalin Island, Gulf of Tartary
  • Sedimi Bay, Russian Tartary
  • Trinity Bay, Russian Tartary
  • New Jigit Bay, Eugénie Archipelago, Russian Tartary
  • Abrek Bay, Russian Tartary.
  • [sheet 7]. Anchorages in South East Alaska, North America, West Coast
  • Karta Bay, Prince of Wales Island, Clarence Strait /​ from a United States Government survey 1885-6 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 8]. Anchorages in South East Alaska, North America, West Coast /​ from United States Government surveys ; engraved by Edward Weller
  • Fritz Cove, Lynn Canal
  • Swanson Harbour, Lynn Canal
  • William Henry Bay, Lynn Canal
  • Barlow Cove Anchorage, Lynn Canal
  • Funter Bay, Lynn Canal
  • Bartlett Bay, Glacier Bay.
  • [sheet 9]. Anchorages on the Coast of Chile /​ surveyed by Commander Morris H. Smyth, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Egeria' 1897 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company
  • Totoralillo Bay
  • Huasco.
  • [sheet 10]. Anchorages on the West Coast of Yezo Island, Japan
  • Oshidomari or Nakko Bay /​ from the Japanese Government plan
  • Iwanai Anchorage /​ from the Japanese Government plan
  • Yesashi Anchorage /​ from the Japanese Government plan.
  • [sheet 11]. Ando Zaki to Otose Zaki including Sado Island, Japan, Nipon, West Coast /​ from the latest Japanese Government charts ; engraved by Edward Weller Insets Tobi Shima Anchorage /​ from a Japanese Govt. survey 1887
  • Sakata Harbour /​ from a Japanese Govt. survey 1879
  • South end of Sado Island, Ogi Bay /​ from a Japanese Govt. survey 1879
  • Kamo Harbour /​ from a Japanese Govt. survey 1879
  • Niigata Roadstead /​ from a Japanese Govt. survey 1892.
  • [sheet 12]. Komandorski Islands, Bering Sea /​ from a Russian Government chart of 1883 ; Malby &​ Sons, lith. Insets Komandorski Is., Medni Island
  • Nikolski Anchorage, Bering Island /​ from a Russian Government sketch survey 1894
  • Staraya Harbour, Bering Island
  • Preobrajenski Harbour, Medni Island
  • Pestchanni Bay, Medni Island.
  • [sheet 13]. Bias Bay, China, South East Coast /​ surveyed by Captain R. Collinson, 1845
  • Dumbell Bay, Harbour &​ Middle Groups /​ surveyed by Mr T.J. Eldridge &​ Officers of Revenue Steamer 'Kai Pan' 1897 ; the whole adjusted to the triangulation by Commander W.U. Moore, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Rambler' 1886-7.
  • [sheet 14]. Cape Patience, Saghalin Island and Robben Island, Sea of Okhotsk /​ compiled from various sketch surveys by H. M. Ships, and the Russian Government ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Inset Robben Island (Tyulenya or Seal Island) /​ from the latest Russian Government chart.
  • [sheet 15]. Chang Tau Harbour and approaches, Chusan Archipelago, China, East Coast /​ surveyed by Commander W.U. Moore and the Officers of H.M. Surveying Ship 'Rambler' 1888 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • v. 2. [sheet 1]. Chañaral de las Animas Bay, Chile, South America, West Coast /​ surveyed by Commander Morris H. Smyth, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Egeria', 1897 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [2]. China Sea, Ports and Anchorages /​ engraved by Davies &​ Company
  • Nau Chau Passage /​ surveyed by Lieut. Alfred Carpenter and the officers of H.M.S. 'Magpie', 1881
  • Pakhoi Anchorage (Treaty Port) /​ surveyed by Captain R.H. Napier and the officers of H.M.S. 'Magpie', 1879
  • Lacht Kuen or Mahn-Son R. /​ from a French Government survey, 1877
  • Guie Chau /​ from an Imperial German Government survey published in 1877.
  • [sheet 3]. Clayoquot Sound, South Side of Vancouver Island, North America, West Coast /​ surveyed by Captain G.H. Richards, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Hecate', 1861 ; with additions from Captain J.T. Walbran ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Inset Shelter Arm joining Sydney Inlet and North Arm.
  • [sheet 4]. Conception Point to Point Pinos, California, North America, West Coast /​ from the latest United States Government charts ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 5]. Fan Rang Bay to Tong King Gulf, Cochin China /​ compiled from the latest French Government surveys, 1883 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Insets Entrance to the Hué River or Thruong Thien /​ from plans published by the French Government 1880-6
  • Tourane Bay /​ from a French Government survey 1859
  • Entrance to the Tourane River.
  • [sheet 6]. Ferrol and Coisco Bays, Peru, South America, West Coast /​ surveyed by Commander Morris H. Smyth, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Egeria', 1897 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 7]. Fuyen and Ku Mong Harbours, Cochin China /​ from the latest French Government charts ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 8]. Harbours and Anchorages on the Coast of Formosa, China Sea
  • Toko Hakuchi (Tang Kiang) /​ from the latest Japanese Government plan ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 9]. Iquique, Chile, South America, West Coast /​ surveyed by Commander Morris H. Smyth, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Egeria' 1897 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 10]. Islands in the North Pacific Ocean
  • Socorro Island, North Pacific /​ from a sketch survey by Commander G. Dewey of the U.S.S. 'Narragansett' 1874 Inset Braithwaite Bay /​ by Capt. Edward Belcher
  • Guadalupe Island /​ from a survey by the officers of the United States Coast Survey, 1897
  • Melpomene Cove, Guadalupe Island /​ sketch survey by Lieut. E.H. Davenport, 1892
  • San Benedicto Island /​ from an U.S. Govt. sketch survey 1874
  • Alijos Rocks /​ from a sketch made in 'La Venus' French frigate by M. de Tessan, 1837
  • Roca Partida /​ from a sketch by Capt. Colnett 1795
  • Malpelo Island /​ from an United States Govt. sketch survey 1891
  • Clarion Island /​ from the latest United States Government plan
  • Cocos Island /​ by Capt. Edward Belcher 1838 ; with additions from an United States Govt. plan 1898
  • Sketch survey of Clipperton Island.
  • [sheet 11]. Jiquilisco Bay, Port el Triunfo, Central America, West Coast /​ from the latest United States Government chart ; engraved by davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 12]. Johnstone &​ Broughton Straits and Queen Charlotte Sound with Knight Inlet &​ adjacent channels, Vancouver Islan &​ British Columbia, North America, West Coast : Johnstone &​ Broughton Straits /​ surveyed by Captain G.H. Richards, 1860 ; the remainder by D. Pender, 1863-5 ; engraved by Davies &​ Powell Insets Sunday Harbour, Crib Island /​ by D. Pender, 1865
  • Dusky Cove, Bonwick Island /​ by D. Pender, 1865
  • Farewell Harbour, Blackfish Sound /​ by D. Pender, 1865
  • Su Quash Anchorage, 1869
  • Vere Cove, Thurlow Island, Johnstone Strait /​ surveyed by Sub Lieut. H.C. Watson under the direction of Commander M.H. Smyth, H.M. Surveying Ship 'Egeria', 1898.
  • [sheet 13]. Kam Ranh Bay (French 'Camraigne'), Annam, Cochin China /​ from the latest French Government chart ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Inset Vung Gang Bay /​ by the officers of the French frigate 'Bourayne', Capt. M. Senez, 1872
  • [sheet 14]. Avatcha Bay, Kamchatka /​ by Capt. F.W. Beechey in H.M. 'Blossom', 1827 Inset Petropaulovsk harbour /​ from a Russian Govt. survey, 1896.
  • [sheet 15]. Ké or Ewaf Islands, Arafura Sea /​ from a Dutch Government chart, 1895 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 16]. Ke Lung Harbour (Kiirun Ko of the Japanese), North Coast of Formosa (Taiwan), China Sea /​ from a Japanese Government plan, published 1897 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 17]. Kobe and Osaka, Gulf of Osaka, Japan /​ from the latest Japanese Government chart ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Insets Sakai Ko
  • Aji Kawa Guchi, entrance to Osaka
  • [sheet 18]. Lynn Canal from Pt. Sherman to head of inlet, S. E. Alaska, North America, West Coast /​ from the latest United States Government chart ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 19]. Macao to Pedro Blanco including HongKong, China, S. E. Coast /​ compiled from the latest surveys, 1898 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 20]. Natuna Islands, China Sea /​ surveyed by M.E. Paris in the French corvette 'La Favorite' commanded by M. La Place, 1831 Inset Salat Lampa (La Place Strait), Great Natuna /​ from a Netherlands Government Sketch Survey.
  • [sheet 21]. Cape Lobos to Pescadores Point, Peru, South America, West Coast Sheet XII /​ by Captain Robert Fitz Roy and the officers of H.M.S. Beagle, 1836 Insets Port Mollendo /​ by Capt. Don Aurelia Garcia Y Garcia, Peruvian Navy, 1871
  • Ocoña Anchorage /​ from a sketch survey by Capt. F.F. Fegen, Lieut. T. Dannreuther and Sub-Lieut.H.W. Longden, H.M.S. 'Leander', 1898.
  • [sheet 22]. Peterhead, Scotland, East Coast /​ surveyed by Commander E.J. Bedford, 1858 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company Inset: Peterhead Harbours.
  • [sheet 23]. Plans in Alaska /​ from the United States coast and geodetic surveys, 1882-90 ; engraved by Edward Weller
  • Juneau Anchorage, Gastineau Channel
  • Wrangell Harbour, Wrangell Island
  • Ratz Harbour, Prince of Wales Island
  • Tolstoi Bay
  • Tongass Narrows.
  • [sheet 24]. Plans in the Si Kiang or West River, China, South Coast
  • Sam Shui Reach /​ from a survey by the officers of the Chinese Customs, 1897
  • Tak Hing /​ sketch survey by Lieutenants G.A. hardinge &​ H. W. Bowring, H.M.S. 'Tweed', 1897
  • Wu Chau Fu /​ sketch survey by Lieutenant G.A. Hardinge &​ H.W. Bowring, H.M.S. 'Tweed', 1897.
  • v. 3. [sheet 1]. Plans on the Western Shore of Bering Sea /​ from Russian and United States Government charts ; engraved by Davies and Company
  • Seniavine Strait
  • Lozhnuikh Vyestei Bay, Karaginski Island
  • Karaga Harbour
  • Karaginski Island
  • Baron Korfa Gulf
  • St Lawrence Bay
  • Natalie Bay
  • Anastasia Bay
  • Ugolnoi Bay
  • Providence Bay.
  • [sheet 2]. Plans on the Coast of Chile, South America, West Coast /​ engraved by Edward Weller
  • Port Talcahuano, Concepcion Bay /​ from a survey by Comm. E. Fleet and Lieut. W. Slayter, assisted by Lieut. A Edwards, H.M.S. 'Icarus', 1896
  • Arauco Bay, Coronel Bay /​ surveyed by Comm. M.H. Smyth and the officers of H. M. Surveying Ship 'Egeris' 1897.
  • [sheet 3]. Port Lazaref and Yung Hing Bay, Japan Sea, Korea East Coast /​ from Russian Government surveys, 1854 and 1893-7, and a Japanese Government survey 1878 ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 4]. Sam Sa Bay and Inlet, China, East Coast /​ from a survey by Captain R. Collinson 1846, and the latest information to the Hydrographic Office to 1898 ; Malby &​ Sons.
  • [sheet 5]. Sea of Okhotsk /​ from the latest Russian charts ; J. &​ C. Walker Insets Port Aian
  • Ola Anchorage, Tausk Bay
  • Zabiyaka Bay /​ from a Russian Government survey 1897.
  • [sheet 6]. Shadwell &​ Cargodo Gulfs, Korea, South Coast /​ from a French Government survey 1896 ; engraved by Davies and Company.
  • [sheet 7]. Skidegate Inlet, Queen Charlotte Islands, North America, West Coast /​ surveyed by D. Pender, 1866 ; engraved by Edward Weller Insets Anchor Cove
  • Kitgoro /​ sketch by C.F. Newcombe 1897
  • Kaisun Harbour (Sanders Harbour) /​ sketch by C.F. Newcombe 1897.
  • [sheet 8]. Slavianski Bay (Port Bruce), Peter the Great Bay, Russian Tartary /​ from the latest Russian Government charts ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 9]. Smyth Channel from its South Entrance to Fortune Bay, West Entrance of Magellan Strait, South America /​ by Captain R.C. Mayne Insets Fortune Bay, Baverstock Island
  • Otter Bay
  • Mayne &​ Gray Channels
  • Sholl Bay
  • Burgoyne Bay.
  • [sheet 10]. Tsu Saki to Kagara Sima with the channels to Imari,Japan, North West Coast or Kiusiu /​ from the latest British and Japanese Government surveys ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 11]. Upper Yang Tse Kiang, China : Sheet VII, Kwei Chau Fu to Chung King Fu /​ from an atlas published by R.A. de Villard at Shanghai 1895, adjusted to the survey by Captain T.W. Blakiston 1861 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 12]. Uraga Harbour, Gulf of Tokyo, Japan /​ from the latest Japanese Government chart ; engraved by Edward Weller.
  • [sheet 13]. Vostok Bay, Russian Tartary /​ from a Russian Government plan published 1898 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 14]. Wrangell Strait, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, North America, West Coast /​ from the latest United States Government surveys ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
  • [sheet 15]. Yokohama Bay, Gulf of Tokyo or Yedo, Japan, Nipon South Coast /​ from a Japanese Government survey 1897 ; engraved by Davies &​ Company.
Notes
  • Charts "Published at the Admiralty" between 1855 and 1899, chiefly "under the superintendence of Rear Admiral Sir W.J.L. Wharton, K.C.B., F.R.S. Hydrographer. Sold by J.D. Potter, agent for the sale of the Admiralty Charts, 31 Poultry &​ 11 King St. Tower Hill."
  • Maps mounted on linen, folded &​ bound ; size and scale varies ; soundings chiefly in fathoms.
  • Relief shown by hachures, spot heights and bathymetric soundings.
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