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Jacques-Nicolas Bellin: Carte Du Cours Du Maragnon ou de la Grande Riviere des Amazones

Map: SAM3301
 
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: Carte Du Cours Du Maragnon ou de la Grande Riviere des Amazones
Date: c. 1750
Published: Paris
Width: 15 inches / 39 cm
Height: 7 inches / 18 cm
Map ref: SAM3301
Description:
Charles Marie de La Condamine (28 January 1701 – 13 February 1774) was a French explorer, geographer, and mathematician. He spent ten years in present-day Ecuador measuring the length of a degree latitude at the equator and preparing the first map of the Amazon region based on astronomical observations. [SAM3301]