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Map of Caracas Bay


Map of Caracas Bay

Serz, Christoph Gottlieb Friedrich

Title Leupe: Plan van een gedeelte van Caraques Baay.

This site map of the eastern shore of Caracas Bay with Fort Beekenburg and the Lookout battery, surveyed and drawn in 1776 by the engineer Christoph Serz, shows the fort virtually unchanged from the situation on the map by Geerts made more than twenty years earlier (VEL647).

North is lower left.

Taken from: Letters and papers Curaçao Amsterdam branch, kohier nr. 54 fol. 468; report from 20 July 1776.

Scale-bar of 60 Rhineland Rod = [approximately 1 : 1,405].

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Sources and literature

Heijer, H. den, Grote Atlas van de West-Indische Compagnie = Comprehensive Atlas of the Dutch West India Company, II, de nieuwe WIC 1674-1791 = the new WIC 1674-1791 (2012)