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Number: 2564
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1662
Title: Isle de Madagascar dite de St. Laurens et Aujourdhui Isle Dauphine
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 9.0
Width: 11.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 20,182,000
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Cartographer: Pierre Du Val (Duval)
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Northernmost Latitude: -11.0
Southernmost Latitude: -26.0
Westernmost Longitude: 40.0
Easternmost Longitude: 56.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: Atlas editions from 1662--1682; miniature copper plate map of Madagascar from Pierre Du Val's "Le Monde ou la Geographe Universal" dated 1662. The maps in the atlas are derived from those of Nicolas Sanson to whom Pierre Du Val was both nephew and pupil; from 'Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle'
Last updated: Nov 18, 2017