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File:Mombasa, Victoria Lake Railway.Surveyed in 1892 (WOMAT-AFR-BEA-2-3-5).jpg

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Title 'Mombasa, Victoria Lake Railway'.'Surveyed in 1892 by Captain J.R.L. Macdonald R.E. Captain J.W. Pringle R.E. Lieut. P.G.Twining R.E. Lieut. H.H. Austin R.E. Sergt. F.H. Thomas M.W.D. India'.'Published on behalf of the War Office by Edward Stanford'.'Photozincographed at the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton, 1893. Reprinted in 1896.'
Description

Shows projected railway routes in East Africa between Mombasa and Kampala, indicating vegetation, relief with contours, tribal regions, hydrology, routes surveyed and locations of camps, with descriptions of topography. Manuscript additions highlight identified points.

Author Austin, Herbert Henry, 1868-1937, army officer, Surveyor

Macdonald, Sir, James Ronald Leslie, 1862-1927, army officer, Knight, Surveyor Pringle, Sir, John Wallace, 1863-1938, army officer, Knight, Surveyor Stanford, Edward, 1827-1904, mapmaker and publisher, Publisher Thomas, F H, fl 1891-1892, military surveyor, Surveyor Twining, Phillip Geoffrey, 1862-1920, army officer, Surveyor

Smith, George Edward, 1868-1944, army officer, Cartographer
British Library Shelfmark WOMAT/AFR/BEA/2/3/5
Locations Depicted Kampala, Uganda ; Mombasa, Africa
Centre Point Coordinates -1.5823,35.9948
Date between 1896 and 1897
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 Geotemporal data
Map location British East Africa
Map scale 1:292,176
Bounding box
1°09′47″N 32°06′35″E / 1.1630°N 32.1098°E / 1.1630; 32.1098 1°09′47″N 39°52′47″E / 1.1630°N 39.8798°E / 1.1630; 39.8798
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4°19′39″S 32°06′35″E / 4.3275°S 32.1098°E / -4.3275; 32.1098 4°19′39″S 39°52′47″E / 4.3275°S 39.8798°E / -4.3275; 39.8798
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 Archival data
Dimensions 69 x 82cm and smaller
Medium Printed with manuscript additions in coloured ink
Notes For more information please see the British Library’s Collection Guide to the War Office Archive.

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