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Number: 2569
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1775 (estimated)
Title: Carte Reduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar, Depuis la Ligne Equinoctiale Jusqu'au 21d. 30.m. de Latitude Meridionale
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 44.6
Width: 65.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 5,285,710
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis D'Apres De Mannevillette
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Northernmost Latitude: 0.0
Southernmost Latitude: -22.0
Westernmost Longitude: 45.0
Easternmost Longitude: 60.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: French sailor and hydrographer, D' Apr? de Mannevillette (1707-1780) used new instruments to correct the latitudes measured by previous explorers. His atlas 'Le Neptune Oriental', first published in 1745, was considered a major achievement and an indispensable resource for navigators.
Last updated: Apr 5, 2015