- Associated with:
- Casgrain, P. H. du P.
- Great Britain. Army. Field Intelligence Dept.
- [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], 1901
- Type of resource:
- cartographic image
- 1 map ; 48 x 61 cm folded to 17 x 11 cm
- Digital origin:
- reformatted digital
- Map data:
- Scale 1:250 000. 1 in. to 3.94 miles ; E 18°40'00"--E 20°00'00"/S 28°40'00"--S 24°40'00"
- This map forms part of the Imperial map of the Cape Colony.
The map shows grand trunk roads, trunk roads, branch roads, farm roads, rivers, hills, pans, railways, telegraph lines, homesteads, farm names, farm boundaries and divisional boundaries in the Namaqualand and Kenhart areas.
Relief shown by hachures.
The Imperial map of the Cape Colony was "compiled by the Field Intelligence Division or Department of the British Army in Cape Town during the second Anglo-Boer War. ... [P.H. du P.] Casgrain ... superintended its production ..." (Board, C. "Certainly better than nothing at all" : a re-examination of the Imperial map of South Africa 1899-1902. Proceedings of the 21st International Cartographic Conference, Durban, 2003. Available online: http://icaci.org/files/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2003/Papers/109.pdf (accessed 5 Sept. 2012)).
This map is not to be considered as absolutely accurate.
Printed in black and red.
Map folds into an outer cover.
Mounted on linen.
- Africa Military Maps
- Africa > Maps > 20th century
South African War, 1899-1902 > Maps > 20th century
- University of Cape Town
- Use and reproduction:
- Image courtesy University of Cape Town Libraries, Special Collections: Maps scanned under the William and Yvonne Jacobson Digital Africana Program at UCT. If you have questions, please contact David Rumsey Map Center at email@example.com.