Draft for the canal between the Suriname and Saramacca river
Anoniem / Anonymous
Title Leupe : Nadere kaart van de geprojecteerde doorsnyding tusschen de rivieren Suriname en Saramaca (ter hoogte van de redout Purmerend).
This French map contains a draft for new construction work between the Suriname and the Saramacca river to the south of Paramaribo.
Among others, a canal will be dug from the Suriname river to the Oranje Creek.
This creek is connected to the Saramacca river.
The canal is indicated with a dotted line, next to which annotations have been made on the landscape, i.e. swamps, palisades etc.
Next to the map a profile has been drawn of the canal.
Scale of 300 Chains of 66 Rhineland feet = 155 'strepen'.Please contact Nationaal Archief for reuse and copyrights.