"Platt Charta ofver Banca Sundet",
Subject: Eastern Sumatra, Indonesia
Period: 1773 (circa)
Publication: Ostindiska Resa
Color: Hand Color
11 x 17 inches
27.9 x 43.2 cm
This navigational chart of the strait between Sumatra and Bangka Island by Carl Gustav Ekeberg depicts soundings, shoals, currents, and other navigational hazards, along with navigational notes. The coastline of Sumatra is shown lined with trees, with a few coastal locations named, while the Bangka coastline is depicted with small hills. Carl Gustaf Ekeberg was a Swedish explorer who made several voyages to the East Indies and China as a sea captain.
A few faint spots.