View of CADIZ in SPAIN from the West [on plate with] PLAN of the BAY and ROADS of CADIZ
A plan of Cadiz, Spain, along with its waters and surrounding area accompanied by a view of the city from the bay during rather tumultuous seas. The plan shows many characteristics of a chart including soundings, sand banks, rocks/hazards, and rhumb lines. The top half of page depicts the bay and view of the city with structures of windmills, churches, homes, and fortifications. Several boats both single mast and battleships are depicted as are vigorous wave action.
The scale bar is in marine leagues, and there is no graticule present; the scale was calculated from the scale bar and coordinated were obtained via georeferencing.
1 view and 1 plan on 1 sheet : 10 x 17 cm and 13 x 17 cm
-6.490; -6.021; 36.323; 36.731
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
v.2 December 1782, opposite pg. 457.
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