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Number: 1459
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1780 (estimated)
Title: AFRICA from the Best Authorities
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Language: English
Publish Origin:
Height: 18.3
Width: 22.1
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 47,051,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Anonymous or Unknown
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Northernmost Latitude: 35.0
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: -30.0
Easternmost Longitude: 70.0
Measurement Notes: Prime meridian Greenwich.
Notes: Compare # 780 with slight differences in the labeling of North Atlantic. The map #780 appears to be a later edition of this unknown cartographer. The early pattern of the Niger river predates Mungo Park's description of 1799, and the mythical Lake Maberia was seen from 1722 to 1790. Therefore estimate the original date as c. 1760-1790;
Last updated: Feb 16, 2010