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Number: 955
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1786
Title: L'Afrique Divisee Principaux Etats
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 16.6
Width: 20.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Scale: 1 : 61,427,800
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Cartographer: Abbe De La Porte
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Northernmost Latitude: 34.0
Southernmost Latitude: -34.0
Westernmost Longitude: 7.95
Easternmost Longitude: 98.05
Measurement Notes: Original Prime Meridian Isl. de Fer.
Notes: Mogel; Map of the African continent, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions & des Maisons Religieuses, etc.. First published as Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes in 1777, it was intended primarily for "la jeunesse des Colléges & des Pensions, des Maisons Religieuses, & toutes les personnes qui étudient ou enseignent la géographie," and the foreword, after noting the success of the first edition, says it has been improved with this clientele in mind. It went through at least six editions before the end of the century and at least three in the nineteenth century. Many of the plates were revised during publication; publisher noted in later editions, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray
Last updated: Mar 19, 2011