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Number: 2539
Continent: Africa
Region: Central
Place Names: Gabon
Year of Origin: 1862
Title: Die Gabun-Lander im Aquatorialen Afrika
Sub-Title: nach den Englischen Kusten, Aufnahmen 1826, 1838 den Franzosischen Fluss-Vermessungen im Gabun-Gebiet, 1849-1861, korrigirten Routen Du Chaillu's, 1856-1859, und mehreren andere Quellen.
Language: German
Publish Origin: Gotha, Germany
Height: 23.5
Width: 17.9
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 2,000,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: August Petermann
Engraver: Carl Hellfarth
Publisher: Johann Georg Justus Perthes and Heirs
Geographische Mittheilungen
Other Contributors: Du Chaillu
Northernmost Latitude: 2.15
Southernmost Latitude: -2.15
Westernmost Longitude: 8.7
Easternmost Longitude: 12.0
Measurement Notes: Prime meridian Greenwich. The right side map has the following coordinates: Latitude: 0.5 N and -0.6 S. Longitude: 9.3 E and 10.3 E.
Notes: The map corresponds to the left side map. The right side map is titled "Der Gabun und seine Zuflusse" nach den Aufnahmen der Franzosischen Schiffslieutentants Floix 1849; Braouezec; Dumesnil & Serval 1858 bis 1861. Between the right and left map, there are six inlets with six overviews of each different explorer and/or cartographer (specifically: Bowdich, Cooley, Kiepert, Du Chaillu, Barth and Petermann).
Last updated: Nov 29, 2014