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Number: 1002
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1833
Title: Carte de L'Afrique Drefsee par a Beaupre, Geographe d'apres les dernieres observatiens
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Charles Francois Beautemps - Beaupre
Engraver: Depose
Publisher: Pierre Justin Charles Dubreuil
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Notes: Kapp; C.F. Beautemps-Beaupre is regarded as the father of modern French hydrography. He was the hydrographer to the expedition to find La Perouse in the early 1790s, returning to France in 1796 when he was appointed Chief Engineer to the Hydrographic Office.
Last updated: Jan 16, 2020