Carte des Isles de Java, Sumatra, Borneo &c. Les détroits de la Sonde, Malaca et Banca, Golfe de Siam &c.
Brunei, 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
Malaysia, 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 réduite des détroits de Malaca, Sincapour, et du Gouverneur
Malaysia, 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.