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Carte réduite du Golfe de Bengale, depuis l'isle de Ceylan jusqu'au Golfe de Siam, avec la partie septentrionale du détroit de Malac

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location_onMyanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia

Map of the Bay of Bengal, with the western coast of mainland Southeast Asia. Shoals, reefs and islands are marked. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte réduite du Golfe de Bengale, depuis l'isle de Ceylan jusqu'au Golfe de Siam, avec la partie septentrionale du détroit de Malac

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location_onMyanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia

Map of the Bay of Bengal, with the western coast of mainland Southeast Asia. Shoals, reefs and islands are marked. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte hydro-geo-graphique des Indes orientales, en deca̧ et au dela du Gange avec leur archipel

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

The arrows on this map show the direction of the seasonal monsoons of Southeast Asia during the late 18th century. Each arrow has a label in French, indicating the month. The hatched sea areas are where the winds always blow in the same direction.

Carte des Indes Orientalis

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, Thailand

This mid-18th century map features labels noting the local populations, including the Kemois of the mountains and deserts of Cochinchinae (Vietnam) and the Byayos of Borneo. The map’s cartouche is embellished with maritime and military paraphernalia.

Carte des Indes Orientales: I. feuille

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location_onMyanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Map featuring the ancient kingdoms of mainland Southeast Asia. The cartouche is embellished with maritime and military paraphernalia. The map is dedicated to William IV, Prince of Orange (Guillaume Charles Henry Friso). Sheet one of two.

Carte des Indes Orientales: I. feuille

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location_onMyanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Map featuring the ancient kingdoms of mainland Southeast Asia. The cartouche is embellished with maritime and military paraphernalia. The map is dedicated to William IV, Prince of Orange (Guillaume Charles Henry Friso). Sheet one of two.

Carte des Indes Orientales

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

This mid-18th century map features a label noting that the Byayos people inhabited the mountains of central Borneo. Another note at the northeast tip of Borneo states that the location and number of islands in the area is uncertain.

Chart of the China Sea

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam

This map features eight expedition routes across the South China Sea from 1752 to 1763. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, and bathymetry (sea depth) is marked. The place names are in French, but with an English title and notes.

Deese wassende pas-kaart van Oost-Indien, is nu te bekoomen voor die deselve begeeren

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location_onBrunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

Map of the Indian Ocean dominated by a rhumbline network—a web of interconnected lines used to help plot routes—with a compass rose at the centre. At the top there are (incomplete) drawings of people with text in Dutch, French, English and Spanish.

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