Admiralty chart: British naval hydrography in the nineteenth century by G. S. Ritchie

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Published by Hollis & Carter in London, Sydney [etc.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept.,
  • Hydrographic surveying -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [373]-379.

Book details

Statement[by] G. S. Ritchie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK597.G72 R5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 388 p.
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5572713M
LC Control Number67082056

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