Coastal and nautical charts, 1580s-1900s

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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. For Admiralty charts view Admiralty Charts of Scotland, 1795-1963, and see also, German naval charts (1905-1945) for charts of Scottish and British waters by the Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine, Berlin.

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