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Number: 1669
Continent: Africa
Region: Central
Place Names: Congo, Tanzania,
Year of Origin: 1890
Title: Orographical Map Of Equatorial Africa. Showing The Route of Mr. Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition 1887-89. Compiled From the Latest Authorities By J. G. Bartholomew FRSE July 1890
Language: English
Publish Origin: Edinburgh
Height: 35.0
Width: 68.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 5,600,000
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Henry Morton Stanley
Engraver: John George Bartholomew
Publisher: The Edinburgh Geographical Institute
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 7.5
Southernmost Latitude: -10.1
Westernmost Longitude: 8.0
Easternmost Longitude: 42.0
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: Griggs; publication source, 'Scottish Geographical Magazine 1890'; This map features the physical geography of the mountains and mountain ranges in the region. A red line traces the route of Henry Morton Stanley's expedition to rescue the Emin Pasha in 1887-89. On this expedition Stanley discovered the Ruwenzori Range, the legendary Mountains of the Moon that were the supposed source of the Nile, and confirmed that its watershed did feed the White Nile. He also explored the land south of Lake Albert and named Albert Edward Nyanza after Britain's Prince of Wales (now simply called Lake Edward). The map features a small inset of Scotland on the same scale to visually remind the reader of the vast size of the heart of Africa; scale engraved on map
Last updated: Mar 12, 2009