Format Maps
Contributors Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm
Dates 1834
Location China
Macau
Pearl River Estuary
Special Administrative Region
Language German
Subjects China
Macau (China : Special Administrative Region)
Macau (Special Administrative Region)
Maps
Nautical Charts
Pearl River Estuary
Pearl River Estuary (China)
Title
Die Chinesische Küste : der Provinz Kuang-tung, zu beiden Seiten des Meridians von Macao.
Other Title
Provinz Kuang-tung, zu beiden Seiten des Meridians von Macao
provinz kuang-tung, zu beiden seiten des meridians von macao
Summary
A striking, rare and attractive large-scale early 19th century chart of the mouth of the Pearl River focusing on the region around present-day Macao and Hong Kong. The top left of the engraving is filled with a detailed plan of Macao surrounded by smaller engravings of Tiger Island, the Bocca Tigris, Lantao and a profile of Macao, and the famous view of Luis de Camoens' Grotto at Macao with detailed annotations and description below. A detailed inset lower center shown Harlem & Bias Bays to the North of Mirs Bay. Hong Kong is well detailed and named with Ty-tam Bai also indentified. Lantau and Lamma are also well detailed. The lower and right hand areas are filled with well-detailed profile views of the Islands, coastlines, and shores of the Pearl River area.
Contributor Names
Berghaus, Heinrich Karl Wilhelm, 1797-1884.
Created / Published
Gotha : Justus Perthes, 1834.
Subject Headings
-  Pearl River Estuary (China)--Maps
-  Macau (China : Special Administrative Region)--Maps
-  Nautical charts--China--Pearl River Estuary
-  Nautical charts--China--Macau (Special Administrative Region)
-  China--Pearl River Estuary
-  China--Macau (Special Administrative Region)
Notes
-  Depth shown by soundings and hachures.
-  "Berghaus' Atlas von Asia, no. 16"
-  Originally appeared in: Atlas von Asia.
-  Includes a lengthy annotations on the Chart's sources and on the topography of Macao, Canton and the Pearl River area.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map ; 78 x 88 cm.
Call Number
G7822.P4 1834 .B4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g7822p ct000569 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g7822p.ct000569
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2002624006
http://lccn.loc.gov/2002624006


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