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Number: 1089
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1717
Title: L'Afrique dressee selon les
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
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Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Nicolas de Fer
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Notes: Joppen; Betz #170.3; a reduced derivative of De Fer's wall map of Africa (1696-98). Unusual islands appear in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans including a mythical second island of St. Helena. Monomotapa is shown in the south. In Central Africa is a paragraph concerning the origin of the Nile in Abyssinia.
Last updated: Nov 15, 2016