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Number: 974
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1825 (estimated)
Title: Carte Generale de L'Afrique Drefsee par Beaupre Geographe. d'apres les Memoires de la Societe Geographique.
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Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
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Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Charles Francois Beautemps - Beaupre
Engraver: Lale
Publisher: Societe de Geographie
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Other Contributors: Charles V. Monin
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Notes: Kapp; there may be an early 1825 issue, but there certainly was an 1838 copy collaborated with Monin..published in "Atlas Classique de la Geographie Ancienne, du Moyen Age, et Moderne, a l'Usage des Coll?es et des Pensions, Pour Servir a l'?ude de la Geographie et de l'Histoire, Corrig?et Augment? Par M. Monin, Ing?ieur-G?graphe, Membre de la Soci??de G?graphie, 1838, Lyon.; C.F. Beautemps-Beaupre is regarded as the father of modern French hydrography. He was the hydrographer to the expedition to find La Perouse in the early 1790s, returning to France in 1796 when he was appointed Chief Engineer to the Hydrographic Office.
Last updated: Jan 16, 2020