Nautical Chart, Otago to Mataura River and Ruapuke Island

Powell, Edward
Royal Navy Hydrographic Office
Production date
26 Jan 1857

Object detail

Brief Description
Nautical chart made by Edward Powell and published by the Royal Navy Hydrographic Office regarding the area from Otago to Mataura River and Ruapuke Island, dated 26 January 1857.

The chart shows soundings around Otago and Ruapuke Island with physical features of the region and includes magnetic variations and remarks on physical features. Inset maps are of White Bluff and Caitlin River.

The chart was first surveyed by Captain J Stokes from 1849 to 1851. It includes notes on flood waters.

Unknown scale. Soundings are in fathoms.
Production date
26 Jan 1857
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Media/Materials description
Printed black ink on linen paper
Height x Width: 1005 x 650mm
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Other number(s)
5065, 64484


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