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A sea chart of Teluk Kalumbayan, a bay in Sumatra

HORSBURGH, James.

To the Hon.ble Sir T.S. Raffles, Lieu.t Gov.r of Fort Marlbro', &c. &c. &c. This Chart of Caloombyan Harbour is respectfully dedicated. By his obedient Servants, Lieu.ts W.H. Hull, and W.H. Johnstone, R.N. June 1818.
London: Horsburgh, 1819. 430 x 515mm.

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A plan and profile of Teluk Kalumbayan, a bay on Sumatra useful as shelter for ships using the Sunda Strait to reach the Spice Islands.
In 1786 Horsburgh was sailing between Batavia and Ceylon when his ship ran aground because of an inaccurate pilot's guide. He devoted the rest of his career to compiling more accurate charts of the East Indies, for which he was made Hydrographer to the East India Company.


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Stock Id :20710

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A sea chart of Teluk Kalumbayan, a bay in Sumatra

HORSBURGH, James.

To the Hon.ble Sir T.S. Raffles, Lieu.t Gov.r of Fort Marlbro', &c. &c. &c. This Chart of Caloombyan Harbour is respectfully dedicated. By his obedient Servants, Lieu.ts W.H. Hull, and W.H. Johnstone, R.N. June 1818.
London: Horsburgh, 1819. 430 x 515mm.

Binding folds flattened.

A plan and profile of Teluk Kalumbayan, a bay on Sumatra useful as shelter for ships using the Sunda Strait to reach the Spice Islands.
In 1786 Horsburgh was sailing between Batavia and Ceylon when his ship ran aground because of an inaccurate pilot's guide. He devoted the rest of his career to compiling more accurate charts of the East Indies, for which he was made Hydrographer to the East India Company.


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