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Map, Burrow's Pointer Guide Map of Gosport, Hampshire, scale about 3 inches to 1 mile, by Geographia, published by Edward J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, about 1965?
The index pointer uses polar coordinate system; there is a scale pivoted half way up the left side of the map; it can be lined up on a radial scale 0..160 printed on the other 3 edges of the map (covering 180 degrees); the scale is marked A..P, each segment divided 1..10; in the street index there are entries like 'High Street 68 J10' the street is found by lining up the scale on 68 on the edge and looking along it to J10.
map feature:-  not coloured & folded & card cover & scale line & index pointer & rivers & settlements & roads & streets & railways
inscription:-  printed -on- cover SEVENTH EDITION / Published with the approval of / GOSPORT BOROUGH COUNCIL / BURROW'S / POINTER / GUIDE MAP / OF GOSPORT / INCLUDING / LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT & STOKES BAY / ...
scale line:-  0.5 mile = 39.9 mm
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 20000 ? (1 to 20167 from scale line assuming modern mile)

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MN: 7.1.2002