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Philippe Vandermaelen: Partie de L'Oregon

Map: USA8188
 
Cartographer: Philippe Vandermaelen
Title: Partie de L'Oregon
Date: 1827
Published: Brussels
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 17 inches / 44 cm
Map ref: USA8188
Description:
This is one of the sheets from Vandermaelen's landmark work, the first atlas to map the world on the same scale. It shows a section centering on the Columbia River, thus showing both the coast of modern Oregon and Washington State. Detail is sparse although various Indian tribes are marked as well as the settlement of Fort Astoria on the mouth of the river.