Depot de la Marine

1878

Chart of the Anambas Archipelago of Indonesia in the South China Sea

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Carte de l'Archipel des Anambas ( Mer de Chine ) Reconnu en Mars et Avril 1851 Par le Capitaine de Fregate LAPLACE, commandant la Corvette de S.M. la Favorite

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Scarce chart of the Anambas Islands of Indonesia found in the South China Sea between the Malaysian mainland to the west and the island of Borneo to the east. This antique French nautical chart published in 1878 is based on the exploration conducted aboard the French Frigate 'la Favorite' during March and April 1831 by Captain Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace. Major islands shown on the chart include Pulau Jemaja, Pulau Telaga, Pulau Siantan, Pulau Siantan, Pulau Bajau, Pulau Mubur, and Pulau Matak.

Contains a detailed inset at upper right of the tracks of earlier exploration in 1825 by Du Camper aboard the l'Esperance and Bougainville on la Thetis.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1878

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Indonesia

BODY OF WATER: South China Sea

CONDITION: Very Good  On heavy wove paper. Good impression with ample margins.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Ambroise Tardieu

SIZE: 23 " x 35 "

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PRICE: $


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