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Number: 3371
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1795
Title: Carte Generale de L'Afrique, divisee en plusieurs royaumes, contenant aussi les pays et etats voisins, ou L'on a trace les routes des trois voyages de Cook
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 51.5
Width: 75.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Eustache Herisson
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Publisher: Basset
Other Contributors: Captain James Cook
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Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: source LeBail; Reference: LBW-4306 MAP OF AFRICA, DIVIDED IN SEVERAL KINGDOMS, ALSO CONTAINING THE NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES AND STATES, WHERE THE ROUTES OF THE THREE COOK TRIPS; Large map of the African continent, drawn up by Eustache H?isson, pupil of Rigobert Bonne. The map shows the routes of the great explorers, and the three voyages of Captain Cook made between 1768 and 1780. The kingdoms of the continent are enamelled of notes on their populations, their geography and their productions. Thus, in the kingdom of Mujac, located in the present Congo, "the King is very powerful and always at war with the Macoco"; south of the Sahara, "there is stone salt of different colors that is worn in Nigritie"; in Caferia, to the south, "the interior of these lands is almost unknown and populated by wild and wandering people with whom one can not trade"; in Tocrur, located towards the present-day Niger, the mention "market town in powdered gold that it exchanges with the Moors for brass."
Last updated: Oct 27, 2018