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Number: 2444
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Malawi, Lake Malawi, Livingstonia,
Year of Origin: 1879
Title: Route Survey of the Western Side of Lake Nyassa....Livingstonia Mission
Sub-Title:
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 48.6
Width: 21.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 804,672
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Alexander Keith Johnston
W. & A.K. Johnston
James Stewart
Engraver: William J Turner
Publisher: RGS Royal Geographical Society
Other Contributors: Edward Stanford
Northernmost Latitude: -11.16
Southernmost Latitude: -14.7
Westernmost Longitude: 33.5
Easternmost Longitude: 35.1
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: CARTOGPAPHICUS; Lake Nyassa or Lake Malawi, Africa. This map focuses on the western part of the lake from Kuta Bay to Mt. Mpenya. Contains inset map of the northern part of Nyassa in lower left quadrant. This map was issued to illustrate the explorations of James Stewart in preparation for a proposed roadway connecting Lake Nyassa to Lake Tanganyika. Steward was also the found of the Livingstonia (Kondowe) mission, named in honor of the deceased explorer David Livingstone. Various rivers, mountains, islands and other topographical details are noted. This map was published for inclusion in volume 1 of the 1879 Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography. Source: Stanford, E., 'Livingstonia Mission', Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, Vol. 1, 1879.
Last updated: Apr 5, 2015