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Description

Rare harbor chart of Carthagena, modern-day Colombia, published in London by John Luffman.

The chart shows soundings within the harbor, as well as forts guarding the all-important Bocha Chica, more forts at the closer entrance to the city, and the fortifications of the city itself.

The text at the bottom notes:

Carthagena, the Capital of a province of the same name in the Terra Firma, South Ameirca. The Harbour is the best in this part of America. It is 320 miles S. of Kingston, Jamaica...

Condition Description
Original hand-color.