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Number: 3944
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: South Africa
Year of Origin: 1831 (estimated)
Title: Karte vom Sud-Ende Afrika's und dem Cap-Colonie-Lande nach Barrow, Lichtenstein, Cambell, Burchell, Latrobe u.a. zu C. Ritter's Erdkunde Th. I 2te Auflage S. 91-136.
Language: German
Publish Origin: Berlin
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Dietrich Reimer
Other Contributors: Henry Lichtenstein
Carl Ritter
Northernmost Latitude: -25.0
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: 16.0
Easternmost Longitude: 32.0
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: [PENDING Ruderman 76453] map of South Africa, illustrating the routes of important early travellers in the region in the first decades of the 19th Century. The map is apparently keyed to the text in volume 2 of Carl Ritter's Geography work. Carl Ritter (1779 ? 1859) was a German geographer. Along with Alexander von Humboldt, he is considered one of the founders of modern geography. The map illustrates the routes of the following travellers: Henry Lichtenstein in 1805 John Cambell in 1812 John Cambell in 1819 Includes a large inset of the area around False Bay and Table Bay.
Last updated: Aug 24, 2021