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Number: 1897
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Ethiopia, Lake Tana,
Year of Origin: 1813
Title: To My Worthy and Learned Friend, The Honourable Daines Barrington. This Plan of two Attempts to Arrive at the Source of the NILE is dedicated by his most Obliged and faithful Humble Servant James Bruce
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Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 49.1
Width: 27.3
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 389,474
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: James Bruce
Engraver: J. Walker
Publisher: Archibald Constable
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green
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Northernmost Latitude: 12.7
Southernmost Latitude: 10.9
Westernmost Longitude: 36.8
Easternmost Longitude: 37.76
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: Bruce was the first to record Lake Tana to be the source of the Blue Nile; This map is from the 3rd edition of 'Travels to discover The Source of the Nile, i the years 1768,1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773. By James Bruce" [1st edition was publiched in 1790; scale measured on central degree of latitude;
Last updated: Jan 14, 2011