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Number: 2448
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1729
Title: Ile de S. Laurens, ou Madagascar, situee dans L'Ocean Ethiopien, sur les Cotes de L'Afrique, donnee au Public par PIERRE VANDER Aa. Marchand Libraire A LEIDE.
Language: French
Publish Origin: Leiden
Height: 26.7
Width: 35.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 5,500,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Pieter Van der Aa
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Northernmost Latitude: -11.5
Southernmost Latitude: -25.5
Westernmost Longitude: 40.0
Easternmost Longitude: 51.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: [JOPPEN] map of Madagascar. Published by Pieter van der Aa in "Galerie agreable du monde", completed in 1729. The Galerie was a sixty-six volume atlas and said to have been issued in an edition of 100 copies only (Tooley, p. 1). The work contained over 3000 plates and maps. Van der Aa states in the preface that nearly all the plates had been purchased from various Dutch publishers. [scale measured on the length of Madagascar est. 1580KM]
Last updated: Jun 1, 2014