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Number: 2570
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1775 (estimated)
Title: Carte de la Cote Orientale de Madagascar, Depuis la Pointe de l'Est Jusques et Compris le Lac Nosse Be
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 66.5
Width: 47.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 596,774
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis D'Apres De Mannevillette
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Northernmost Latitude: -15.0
Southernmost Latitude: -18.7
Westernmost Longitude: 48.0
Easternmost Longitude: 52.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greewich estimates
Notes: North-east outer coast of MadagascarFrench 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