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A Survey of the RIVER THAMES from York Stairs to Westminster Horse Ferry shewing the Depths of Water at the common Ebbs w.th the Swing of the Tides

A Survey of the RIVER THAMES from York Stairs to Westminster Horse Ferry shewing the Depths of Water at the common Ebbs w.th the Swing of the Tides

Surveyor: Mitchell, Captain John

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1738

Shelfmark: Maps.Crace XVIII

Item number: 18

Length: 203

Width: 559

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 300 Feet (1 : 3600)

Map scale description: 4'' : 1200 Feet

The title of this map appears at top centre, with an explanatory note at top right and scale bar at bottom left. Intended as an aide for navigation along the river, the map shows the depth of the water in feet. Arrows pointing downstream indicate the first quarter ebb and arrows pointing upstream the last quarter ebb, with the deepest channel indicated by a dotted line.

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