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Port Royal in South Carolina: Taken From Surveys Deposited at the Plantation Office

Des Barres, Joseph F. W
Map; Online
[London] : Published as the act directs by J.F.W. Des Barres, Esq., Augst. the 10th 1777.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:63,360]
1 map : hand col. ; 83 x 60 cm.
  • Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Prime meridian: Greenwich.
  • "VII" printed in lower right lower.
  • Note: In this Chart the Soundings are laid down in feet at low Water in Calm Weather on the Shoals, Tides rise highest with N Easterly Winds. The figures in the Channels denote the Depths in fathoms.
  • From Des Barres, Atlantic Neptune.
  • No. "9" pasted right upper recto.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
Cited in
National Maritime Museum Collections Online, Charts and Maps, entry HNS166, variant "b" (with tide symbol lower right).
Phillips. Maps of America, p. 721
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Area Table 757-99 1777 Des Barres