Maker: Hydrographic Office of the US Navy.
Antique nautical chart of part of Florida with part of the Bahamas, by the Hydrographic Office of the US Navy, compiled from the latest US Coast and British Admiralty Surveys, 1886 and updated to 1888. This chart has fabulous representations of the southern tip of Florida, the Florida Keys, and many Bahama Islands including Andros, Great Bahama, Great Abaco, the Berry Islands, New Providence, Cat Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Long Island, San Salvador or Watlings Island, and more. Shows locations of lighthouses as red points with yellow surround and a previous owner of the chart noted in pencil the extent of some lighthouses' visibility at sea. Depths in fathoms, types of sand at ocean floor indicated with abreviation key, a list of lighthouses indicates their distinct features. Backed with linen. Fair to good restored condition with some mild stains, some pencil marks, and vertical creases that could be flattened by mounting. Measures approx. 27 x 46 inches to the paper edges. **NOTE- because this map requires extra insurance for shipping, an additional charge will appear on your card after your original purchase. If you would like to know what that charge will be, please contact us.**
Item Number: NAU377