A fantastic and rare British Admiralty nautical map of the San Francisco Bay area. It shows the many soundings in fantoms. Topographical details of the land area, along with elevations of the hillsare are offered. Both San Francisco and Oakland are shown as well. Two vignettes picture the Bay Area and the entrance of the San Francisco Bay with Alcatraz as well. Various corrections of the original chart are noted from 1877 to 1885.
1885 British Admiralty Chart of San Francisco Harbor
North America; West Coast; San Francisco Harbour from United States Coast Survey 1877
Map Maker Specifics
British Admiralty, 1885, London
38.3 x 25.5 in. plus margins
Good-Fair. Nice print on linen backed stock. Several small pinholes, asmall split, staining and water damp spot in cartouche area in upper right.