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Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride
Date: 1764
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: Bellin, Jacques Nicholas, 1764, ...
Scale: 1 inch = 12 F. marine lgs
Size: 57 cm x 85 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: French
AC Number: 00907
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 78.06 MB

Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride Image:

Translation of title: (Map of the Coast of Louisiana and Florida) [Cart., cont.] ... Drawn according to the plans and naval journal for the service of the ships of the King by order of the Duke of Choiseul, Colonel General of the Swiss Guisons, Minister of War and Navy Covers the provinces of Florida and Louisiana, Texas being part of Louisiana. Florida is divided into several islands, and part of Cuba and the Bahamas are also shown. Features shown are rivers, lakes, French and Spanish forts, lead mines, towns, the site of LaSalle's death in 1685, and Indian tribes and villages. Inset: Cartes des Embouchures du Fleuve St. Louis (Chart of the mouth of the River St. Louis (Mississippi).) This map is in French. Long. 80 deg. 30' - 99 deg. 30', w. from Paris 8/23/82

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