Chart: Gnomonic chart for facilitating Great Circle sailing, South Pacific and S...

Name/Title

Chart: Gnomonic chart for facilitating Great Circle sailing, South Pacific and Southern Oceans

About this object

British Admiralty Chart with corrections to 1946. The projection of the chart is designed to assist with plotting the shortest passage using great circle navigation. Covers 144 to 53W, 17 to 79S

Maker

Great Britain. Hydrographic Department

Place Made

London

Medium and Materials

Paper, 0 - Whole

Inscription and Marks

Superintendent Mercantile Marine, Auckland. 8 Mar 1946, Stamped, Stamped

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 697 W 1028mm (H 27 7/16 W 40 1/2in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Charts/[Hydrography]

Subject and Association Keywords

Navy

Subject and Association Keywords

Meteorology/[Science]

Subject and Association Keywords

Southern Ocean

Subject and Association Keywords

Pacific Ocean

Credit Line

From the Estate of Captain Charles Smith.

Object Type

Plans & Charts/History

Object number

2015.151.12

Rights

All rights reserved

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