Kathiawar: Parts of N. Kathiawar, Ahmedabad & Gohelwar season 1868-69. 1869-70 Great Trigonometrical survey of India.

Resource Type : Map
Year/Date of Publication : 1871
Subject : Topographic Map
Publisher : Dehradun Photo-Zincographed at the G.T.S.Office 1871
Place of Publication : Dehradun
Language : English
Notes/Description : (Sheet No. 14 of Kattywar) ORTHOGRAPHY. Accents over letters are indicative of the proper pronunciation : a & ā have the sounds respectively of the first and second a in Mama : e has the sound of a in pale ; i & i the vowel sounds in bit & feel; u that in full, ū that in fool & ai that in dry. Marks under letters indicate the Guzerathi letters from which they are derived, ... & ṇ the dot called the Anaswar over another letter. CONVENTIONAL SIGNS. Trigonometrical Stations & Points respectively Δ & ο or ό. Taluka Boundaries, Metalled roads, Country roads, Foot paths Cultivation, blank. Edge of Cultivation, Grass preserve, Waste, Pahlias or In Memoriam stones † Numerals without an affix indicate Trigonometrical heights in feet above mean sea level; thus 365. Numerals with the affix H indicate the number of houses in the town or village whose name they are printed under, thus 472 H ; with affix r they indicate the relative heights in feet of banks to beds of water courses, thus 12r ; The Latitude are referrible to Kalianpur Observatory,viz. 26° 30' 55. Longitudes to Madras Observatory Old Values viz. 80° 17' 21 Heights to Dangarwari H.S., 97.97 Ft. deduced from Diu Tidal Observations. The most recent value of the Longitude of Madras Observatory is 80° 14' 20, vide Nautical Almanac for 1868; consequently all Longitudes in this map are liable to be diminished by 3' ,1 . Index to Numbers of adjoining sheets.
Pages/Folios : 1
Identifier : MAP_0310
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