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Route chart to India and the East

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

Map of Asia featuring steamship routes—including around Southeast Asia—connecting ports such as Penang, Singapore, Batavia (Jakarta), Saigon, Bangkok, Rangun (Yangon), Manila, Macassar (Makassar) etc. There is also an inset map of Singapore.

A chart of the Indian and Pacific Oceans with particular plans of the harbours

event1847

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Southeast Asia is shown on sheets two and three of this 12-sheet map of the Indian and Pacific oceans, including detailed inset maps of the straits of Singapore, Bangka, Gaspar and Sunda, with bathymetry (sea depth), shoals, reefs, anchorages etc.

Reduzirte Karte vom Chinesischen Meere: 2tes Blatt, den Nördlichen Theil enthalted

event1835

location_onVietnam, Philippines

Navigation map of the northern South China Sea, with bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals and reefs. There are five maritime routes to Canton and one to Manilla marked, and inset maps of the Gulf of Tonkin and bays and islands in the Philippines.

Reduzirte Karte vom Chinesischen Meere: 2tes Blatt, den Nördlichen Theil enthalted

event1835

location_onVietnam, Philippines

Navigation map of the northern South China Sea, with bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals and reefs. There are five maritime routes to Canton and one to Manilla marked, and inset maps of the Gulf of Tonkin and bays and islands in the Philippines.

The coast of India and China from the point and river of Camboja to Canton: comprehending the coasts of Tsiompa and Cochinchina, with the coast of Tonkin and the coast of Koan-Ton, with the isle of Hai-nan

event1794

location_onCambodia, Vietnam

Navigation chart of the east coast of mainland Southeast Asia, from Cambodia to China. Islands, shoals and reefs are marked, along with bathymetry (sea depth). There are seven side views of islands (elevations) to use as landmarks.

Carte de l'Inde: dressée pour la Compagnie des Indes

event1752

location_onMyanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

Spread over two sheets, this map of India also features the west coast of mainland Southeast Asia. There is also an inset map of the bay of Ashem (Banda Aceh, Sumatra), featuring bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals and reefs, and anchor points.

Carte de l'Inde: dressée pour la Compagnie des Indes

event1752

location_onMyanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

Spread over two sheets, this map of India also features the west coast of mainland Southeast Asia. There is also an inset map of the bay of Ashem (Banda Aceh, Sumatra), featuring bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals and reefs, and anchor points.

[Portolan chart of the South China Sea]

event1701

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Hand-drawn portolan (nautical) chart, featuring a rhumbline network (the web of interconnected lines), bathymetry (sea depth), shoals and reefs, names of coastal settlements, and an elevation (side view) of a mountain at the north tip of Borneo.

[Portolan chart of the Gulf of Siam]

event1697

location_onThailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia

A brightly-coloured hand-drawn map of the Gulf of Siam, made for a ship’s captain. The elaborate compass roses are the centre of a rhumbline network, a web of lines to aid navigation. Bathymetry (sea depth), islands, shoals and reefs are also marked.

[Zuid-Chinese Zee]

event1686

location_onIndonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

Early navigation map of the South China Sea. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation. A route around the Gulf of Thailand is marked with text and the dates 1643 and 1644.

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