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Nouvelle Carte de l'isle de Java

eventc.1746-1770

location_onIndonesia

On this map of Java, mountains are shown pictorially and labelled with their name. The coasts are marked with shoals, reefs, bathymetry (sea depth, in figures) and anchor points. The land is divided into administrative districts.

Suite de l'Ocean Oriental contenant les Isles de la Sonde, les costes de Tunquin et de la Chine, les isles du Japon, les Philippines, Moluques

event1746

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

The coast of New Guinea (‘Nouvelle Guinée’) is represented in part by a dotted line on this mid-18th century map, indicating that the exact coastlines were unknown at this time. The western tip is labelled ‘C. de Bonne Esperance [Cape of Good Hope]’.

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 de l'Isle de Sumatra

event1764

location_onMalaysia, Indonesia, Singapore

This mid-18th century map shows the island of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, divided by the Straits of Malacca. A note in French at the top right corner states that the interior of Sumatra and the course of its rivers are unknown.

Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo &c. Les détroits de la Sonde, Malaca et Banca, Golfe de Siam &c.

event1764

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines

This map shows the islands of Java, Sumatra and Borneo, the straits of Sunda, Malacca and Bangka, and the Gulf of Siam. The points of the compass can be seen radiating out from a central compass rose.

Karte von dem eylande Sumatra nach den tagebüchern der schiffer

event1764

location_onMalaysia, Indonesia, Singapore

The title of this mid-18th century map of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula claims that it was based on the diaries of sailors. Interestingly, the title is repeated in both German and French, as are the names of some of the locations marked on the map.

Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo &a. Les detroits de la Sunde, Malaca, et Banca, Golfe de Siam &a.

eventc.1772-1780

location_onBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

This map shows the islands of Java, Sumatra and Borneo, the straits of Sunda, Malacca and Bangka, and the Gulf of Siam. The title is given in both French and Dutch, as are some of the place names on the map.

Nouvelle Carte de l'isle de Java

eventc.1772-1780

location_onIndonesia

On this map of Java, mountains are shown pictorially and labelled with their name. The coasts are marked with shoals, reefs, bathymetry (sea depth, in figures) and anchor points. The land is divided into administrative districts.

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