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Number: 3893
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: South Africa
Year of Origin: 1827
Title: Die Sudspitze von Africa mit der Colonie vom Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung mit besonderer Berucksichtigung von Burchell's Reisen...1827
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Language: German
Publish Origin: Weimar
Height: 46.0
Width: 59.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 2,515,000
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Carl Ferdinand Weiland
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Other Contributors: William Burchell
Northernmost Latitude: -24.5
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: 15.0
Easternmost Longitude: 33.0
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: Ruderman source# 64477; The title notes that the map also gives special attention to the travels of Burchell. William John Burchell (1781 ? 1863) was an English explorer, naturalist, traveler, artist, and author. In 1810 he sailed to the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa on the recommendation of Gen. J.W. Janssens to explore and to add to his botanical collection. Landing at Table Bay in November 1810, Burchell set about planning an expedition into the interior. He left Cape Town in June 1811 and travelled in South Africa through 1815, collecting over 50,000 specimens, and covering more than 4000 miles, often through unexplored regions. Burchell's 2 volume Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa was published in 1822 and 1824
Last updated: May 28, 2021