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Knight 1799
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Chart, uncoloured engraving, map of part of the Coast of Hampshire from Portsmouth to Southampton Water, and the opposing part of the Isle of Wight, scale about 2 inches to 1 mile, by Captain John Knight RN, published by William Faden, Charing Cross, London, 1799.
The fortifications of Portsmouth and Gosport, Hampshire and clearly marked, with a magazine at Gosport.
map feature:-  not coloured & north point & magnetic variation & depth soundings & buoys & sandbanks & anchorages & leading lines & rivers & harbours & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & fortifications & telegraphs & castles
inscription:-  printed -on- title CHART OF THE / COAST OF HAMPSHIRE / from / PORTSMOUTH to SOUTHAMPTON WATER with / PART of the ISLE OF WIGHT / from CULVER CLIFF to WEST COWES / including the ROADS of / SPITHEAD, ST. HELENS, STOKES BAY &c. / SURVEYED and SOUNDED / by CAPTAIN JOHN KNIGHT R.N. / LONDON / Published by W. Faden Geographer to His Majesty / and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales; / Charing Cross Janry. 1st. 1799
scale line:-  3 nautical miles = 138.8 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Knight 1799
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 40000 ? (1 to 40078 from scale line using a nautical mile 6082 feet)

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town names:- 
Hampshire Hampshire
map name modern name
Fareham Fareham
Gosport Gosport
Portsmouth Portsmouth

MN: 26.2.2002
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