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Number: 780
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1823
Title: Africa from the Best Authorities
Sub-Title:
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 17.9
Width: 22.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 47,051,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Anonymous or Unknown
Engraver:
Publisher: T Tegg
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 35.0
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: -30.0
Easternmost Longitude: 70.0
Measurement Notes: Prime meridian Greenwich.
Notes: Compare # 1459 with slight differences in the labeling of North Atlantic. This map #780 appears to be a later edition of an unknown cartographer. The early pattern of the Niger river predates Mungo Park's description of 1799, and the mythical Lake Maberia was seen from 1722 to 1790. Therefore estimate the original date as c.1760-1790;
Last updated: Feb 24, 2010