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Number: 2411
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1646
Title: Insvla De S. [Lauertii] Lavertii
Language: French
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 14.1
Width: 21.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 12,868,900
Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Isaac Commelin
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Northernmost Latitude: -11.0
Southernmost Latitude: -22.0
Westernmost Longitude: 35.0
Easternmost Longitude: 51.0
Measurement Notes: modern estimate
Notes: Wasche; A very uncommon map of Madagascar published in Commelin's famous collections of travels to illustrate the earliest voyage of the Dutch to the East Indies in 1595. The corners of the map are filled with four detailed insets of the important bays showing the navigational hazards and Insula de S. Maria. Place names are from the earliest Portuguese; [scale measured on length of Madagascar]
Last updated: Jul 26, 2014