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Robert Morden: The coast of Zanguebar and Aien

Map: AFR6076
 
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: The coast of Zanguebar and Aien
Date: 1688
Published: London
Width: 4 inches / 11 cm
Height: 5 inches / 13 cm
Map ref: AFR6076
Description:
Miniature map of the Eastern Coast of Africa from Somalia to Mozambique marking the important trading ports.

The map also shows the coasts of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique as well as the northern coast of Madagascar and the islands of Pemba and Zanzibar. This region would have been coming under the influence of the Omani Empire at this time. . Original hand colour. [AFR6076]