A new and correct chart of part of the island of Java from the west end to Batavia with the Streights of Sunda

This nautical chart of the Straits of Sunda shows Sumatra and West Java. The seas are traversed by rhumb lines and of note is the inclusion of the name Cracatoa (Krakatoa), an early reference to the volcanic island. -- Dealer's description.

 

Title
A new and correct chart of part of the island of Java from the west end to Batavia with the Streights of Sunda
Creator
Thornton, S. (Samuel), -1715
Subject
Geographical areas and countries
Nautical charts--Indonesia--Java
Java (Indonesia)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Sunda Strait (Indonesia)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher
1711
Digital Description
application/pdf, 7696 KB, 1 map : engraved
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2014

 

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