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Number: 3998
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1830
Language: French
Publish Origin:
Height: 24.3
Width: 33.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 17,344,000
Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Eustache-Hyacinthe Langlois
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 0.5
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: 9.0
Easternmost Longitude: 52.0
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: [Curtis Wright source] This hand colored map of South Africa was published in Paris by Eustache-Hyacinthe Langlois in 1830. It shows an interesting mix of European colonization efforts along the coast and African tribal kingdoms across the interior. Brittan and Portugal had established interests in the southern and eastern areas, respectively. Accompanying annotations reference these local people or geographic features. Dotted outlines reflect unknown information and highlight the relative uncertainty of African cartography throughout much of the 19th century.
Last updated: Apr 29, 2022