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Number: 3468
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1765
Title: Carte de L'Isle de Madagascar. Dressee au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine Pour Le Service Des Vaisseaux Francais Par ordre de M. Le Duc De Choiseul, Colonel General des Suisses et Grisons Ministre de la Guerre e de la Marine Par le S Bellin INgenieur de las Marine, Censsur Royal de l'dAcademie de Marine et de la Societe Royale de Londres
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 85.4
Width: 51.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 2,000,000
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Engraver:
Publisher: Depot-general de la Marine
Other Contributors: M. Le Duc De Choiseul
Northernmost Latitude: -11.5
Southernmost Latitude: -26.0
Westernmost Longitude: 42.5
Easternmost Longitude: 51.0
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [SWAEN SOURCE] A large and quite detailed chart of the African island of Madagascar by Jacques Nicolas Bellin. The interior of the island is littered with forests, mountains, hills, towns and villages. The coast is full of bays, inlets, sandbanks, ports and harbors. Rhumb lines, mileage scales and an inset of the canal that separates Madagascar from Mozambique. With the stamp of the 'Depot de la Marine.'
Last updated: Oct 21, 2018