Land

Sicily

The island is Sicily occupies the entirety of this chart. To the east we get a small glimpse of the Italian mainland from which it is separated by the Strait of Messina which is a distance of only 3km at its narrowest point. Sicily and its surrounding small islands...

Corsica

The title of this chart informs us that it was surveyed by Captain Hell of the French Royal Navy in 1854. There is a wonderful sense of history and appreciation that these timeless charts can still be admired as a piece of artwork. Corsica is the most mountainous...

Deception Island

Deception Island is one of the South Shetland Island group of islands in Antartica. The island is horse-shoe in shape with Port Foster at its centre. More than half the island is covered by glaciers. This was formed by an eruption which has been flooded by the sea to...
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