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Number: 3019
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Tripoli, Libya
Year of Origin: 1823
Title: Plan du Port de Tripoli de Barabarie
Sub-Title: [right upper margin] No. 105 (14)
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 32.8
Width: 52.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale:
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer:
Engraver: E. Collin
Besancon
Publisher: Depot-general de la Marine
Other Contributors: le Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre
Gabare la Chevrette
Northernmost Latitude: 33.0
Southernmost Latitude: 32.85
Westernmost Longitude: 13.15
Easternmost Longitude: 13.25
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: This chart depicts the city of Tripoli in plan form with its fortifications. Batteries, an English fort, and the home of the British consul are located along the coast. In the water, there is plenty of navigational information, including soundings, hazards, small islands, and bottom type. A block of descriptive French text appears beneath the circular title cartouche at left. Drawn by Besancon and engraved by E. Collin. The engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine is at bottom right and Prix Deux Francs appears below neatline at right.
Last updated: Sep 27, 2016