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A New and Correct Chart Shewing the Variations of the Compass in the Western & Southern Oceans as observed in ye year 1700 by his Maties: command by Edm. Halley

↑ Parent Atlas: The English Pilot. The Fourth Book. Describing The West-India Navigation, from Hudson's-Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating The Sea-Coasts,Capes... By the Information of divers able Navigators of our own and other Nations.

Collection: Osher Atlas Collection

Title: A New and Correct Chart Shewing the Variations of the Compass in the Western & Southern Oceans as observed in ye year 1700 by his Maties: command by Edm. Halley

Barcode: 7390

Creator: Halley, Edmond (1656 -1742), Harris, John (active 1685 -1720), Mount, Richard (d. 1722), Mount, William (d. 1769)

Date Produced: 1700

Date Published: 1700

Printing Technique: Copper

Notes: Dedicated to William III of England (William of Orange) by Edmund Halley. 1700 - inscribed on map

Physical Description: The Curve Lines which are drawn over the Seas in this Chart, do shew at one View all the places where the Variation of the Compass is the same; The numbers to them shew how many degrees the Needle declines either Eastwards or Westwards from the true North and the Double Line passing near Bermudas and the Cape de Virde Isles is that where the Needle stands true, without Variation.

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