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Number: 1633
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: South Africa,
Year of Origin: 1804
Title: Charte der Sudspitze Africa und der Colonie vom Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung haupts?hlich nach Barrow neuesten Reisen entworfen und nach astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen berichtigt von I.C.M. Reinecke.
Language: German
Publish Origin: Weimar
Height: 38.2
Width: 58.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 3,364,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Johann Christoph Matthias Reinecke
Other Contributors: John Barrow
Northernmost Latitude: -24.0
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: 14.0
Easternmost Longitude: 33.0
Measurement Notes: Prime meridian Greenwich
Notes: Berg; 1st Weimar edition 1802 and this 1804, map was based on earlier Barrow map, copper engraving, scale measured on central degree latitude Johann Christoph Matthias Reinecke (1768-1818) was a German scientist. He worked in a variety of fields, most notably cartography and paleontology. A true polymath, he spoke eight languages and also wrote poems and songs. He produced a variety of maps in his career, including a series for the Geographical Institute in Weimar.;
Last updated: Apr 29, 2021