Coasts of Scotland on marine charts, 1580-1850

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Nautical charts for mariners, focusing on marine hazards, harbours, coastal settlements, and islands. During the 19th century, the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty surveyed all the coasts of Scotland in great detail, often updating charts regularly for busier ports and estuaries.


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