Draught of the Road and Harbour of BREST with the adjacent Coast
Decorative rococo title cartouche. Detailed harbor chart with many soundings in the Road of Brest. Locates all harbors, towns, rivers, capes and islands. The map labels the water depth in the bays and seas around Brest. The walled city of Brest is well shown, as are small houses, churches and windmills. Map extends from Le Counquet to Le Faou, detailing the coastline, anchorages and soundings throughout the area.
Map of the Harbour of Brest, located on the west coast of France. The Prime Meridian is unknown on this map, Due to lack of information and graticule on map. Map reads with north facing to the top of the map, but once map was referenced, north was orientated slightly to the top left of the map. There are two scale bars on the map, one in Miles, the other in Leagues.
1 map ; 18 x 44 cm
-4.807; -4.169; 48.243; 48.426
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
v.27, September 1757. pg. 396
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