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Carte réduite des détroits de Malaca, Sincapour, et du Gouverneur

event1755

location_onMalaysia, Singapore, Indonesia

Maps like this aided navigation through the islands, shoals and reefs of Singapore and the Malacca Strait. Three routes around Singapore are shown, numbers on the sea indicate water depth, and the profile views of mountains were used as landmarks.

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

event1771

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 de la Côte de Pégou, et de celle de Martaban

event1775

location_onMyanmar

Navigation map of the coast of the ancient kingdom of Pégou and near the town of Martaban (Mottama), Myanmar. Bathymetry (sea depth), anchor points, notes on currents and obstructions are marked, and there are drawings of side views of coastal hills.

Carte de la Côte de Pégou, et de celle de Martaban

event1775

location_onMyanmar

Navigation map of the coast of the ancient kingdom of Pégou and near the town of Martaban (Mottama), Myanmar. Bathymetry (sea depth), anchor points, notes on currents and obstructions are marked, and there are drawings of side views of coastal hills.

Carte de la Côte Orientale du Golfe De Bengale

event1775

location_onMyanmar

Although mainly of India, this map of the Gulf of Bengal includes maritime routes near the west coast of Burma (Myanmar). The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte de la Côte Orientale du Golfe De Bengale

event1775

location_onMyanmar

Although mainly of India, this map of the Gulf of Bengal includes maritime routes near the west coast of Burma (Myanmar). The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte de l'Isle de Java, avec les isles de Banca, de Billiton, et une partie de celles de Sumatra et de Borneo

event1775

location_onIndonesia

This 18th century maritime navigation map charts the waters between the islands of Java, Sumatra and Borneo. A route south towards the Sunda Strait, as taken by the French ship Mascarin in March and April 1772, is highlighted.

Carte d'une partie de la Cote de Cochinchine: depuis l'Isle Cham-Collao jusqu'à la Riv. du Roi

event1775

location_onVietnam

A map to aid navigation around the Bay of Touranne (Bay of Turon, location of modern city of Da Nang, Vietnam). The web of lines is a rhumbline network, and bathymetry (sea depth), anchor points and two elevation views of the coasts are shown.

Carte Plate de la Partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac: depuis la Rade D'Áchem jusqu'a Malac

event1775

location_onIndonesia, Malaysia

Map of the northern Malacca Strait—between Sumatra and Malaya—with shoals and reefs marked, some labelled as ‘dangerous’. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte Plate de la Partie Septentrionale du Détroit de Malac: depuis la Rade D'Áchem jusqu'a Malac

event1775

location_onIndonesia, Malaysia

Map of the northern Malacca Strait—between Sumatra and Malaya—with shoals and reefs marked, some labelled as ‘dangerous’. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation.

Carte Plate du Golfe de Siam: avec une partie des Côtes de Malaye et de Camboje, depuis l'Isle Timon, jusqu'à celle Condor

event1775

location_onCambodia, Malaysia, Thailand

Map of the Gulf of Siam (Gulf of Thailand) with shoals and small islands marked. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation. There is an inset map of the Redang Archipelago.

Carte Plate du Golfe de Siam: avec une partie des Côtes de Malaye et de Camboje, depuis l'Isle Timon, jusqu'à celle Condor

event1775

location_onCambodia, Malaysia, Thailand

Map of the Gulf of Siam (Gulf of Thailand) with shoals and small islands marked. The web of lines is a rhumbline network, while the numbers indicate sea depth (bathymetry), both used to aid navigation. There is an inset map of the Redang Archipelago.

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