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Heather 1797
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Chart, uncoloured engraving, Spithead, showing the coasts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, by William Heather, engraved by J Stephenson, published by Heather and Williams, the Navigation Warehouse, 157 Leadenhall Street, London, 1797.
The chart was published in the East India Pilot, vol.1, as well as being available separately.
map feature:-  not coloured & scale line & compass rose & magnetic variation & leading lines & depth soundings & coast dotted & sea marks & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & table of symbols
inscription:-  printed -on- upper right To / The Right Honorable / THE / Master Wardens & Elder Brethren ' of the Trinity House, / THIS CHART OF SPITHEAD, / Is most Respectfully Dedicated by their obedient / Servant, / William Heather
inscription:-  printed -on- upper right Engraved by J. Stephenson.
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom centre Published as the Act directs, Decr. 1st. 1797, by, HEATHER and WILLIAMS, at the Navigation Warehouse, No.157, Leadenhal Street, London.
map type:-  HantsMap -- Heather 1797
dimension:-  9 sea miles = 130.4 mm =
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 80x65cm
wxh, map = 767x622mm (approx)
scale = 1 to 128000 ? (1 to 127965 from scale line assuming a nautical mile is 6082.93 ft)

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town names:- 
Hampshire Hampshire
map name modern name
Christ Church Christchurch
Farham Fareham
Gosport Gosport
Havant Havant
Lymington Lymington
Portsmouth Portsmouth
Southampton Southampton

MN: 4.10.2001
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