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Mapping South Africa : a historical survey of South African maps and charts

Author: Andrew Duminy
Publisher: Auckland Park [South Africa] : Jacana, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mapping South Africa will be welcomed as a landmark in providing the first survey of the fascinating story of maps and mapmaking in the subcontinent.

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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Maps
Maps Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Duminy
ISBN: 9781431402212 1431402214
OCLC Number: 772847626
Description: 134 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Latitude, longitude and the measurement of time and distance; early explorers, maps and charts, 1652-1780; the last years of Dutch rule at the Cape, 1780-1795; the British take over the Cape; the Great African Survey; the Eastern Cape frontier; exploring the interior of southern Africa; Colonial Natal; the Transvaal and Orange Free State; the Geodetic Surveys and the arc of the 30th meridian; the AngloBoer War and after; new ideas: Fourcade and Wadley.
Responsibility: Andrew Duminy.

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