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Description

Rare harbor chart of Cadiz, published in London by John Luffman.

The map shows Rota, Porto St. Maria, Fort Saint Sebastien, Puntal Road, Carraca, and Chiclana.  Includes soundings, roads and other information for mariners.

The text at the bottom notes:

Cadiz, by the Phoenecians called 'Gadir' and by the Romans 'Gades', is situated in the province of Andalusia & its harbour the best in Old Spain. It was originally built by the Tyrians and possessed successively by the Carthaginians, Romans, and Moors, the latter were dispossessed in 1260. It is 42 miles N.W. of Gibraltar. Lat. 36.30 N. Lon. 6.40 W."