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Number: 1671
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Tanzania, Congo, Lake Tanganyika,
Year of Origin: 1875
Title: Map of LAKE TANGANYIKA from Ujiji to its Southern extremity reduced from the Map by Lieut. V. Lovett Cameron, R. N.
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 73.7
Width: 17.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 733,934
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: V. Lovett Cameron
Engraver: Edward Weller
Publisher: RGS Royal Geographical Society
John Murray
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Northernmost Latitude: -4.9
Southernmost Latitude: -8.9
Westernmost Longitude: 29.0
Easternmost Longitude: 31.0
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: Griggs; This detailed map of Lake Tanganyika was reduced from a map by Lt. Verney Lovett Cameron, a pioneer explorer of Africa who took part in the search for Livingston. Cameron mapped this important lake and solved the question of its outlet, discovering the Lukuga River. After tracing the Congo-Zambezi watershed for hundreds of miles he reached Bihe and finally arrived at the coast, being the first European to cross Equatorial Africa from sea to sea.; scale bar on map. Associated with book ID 585. It was published in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1875.
Last updated: Feb 8, 2017