Map of the Indian Ocean, 1757

Map of the Indian Ocean, 1757

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Credit: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Geography and Map Division/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Map of the Indian Ocean. 18th-century map showing the Indian Ocean and the drainage basins (green) that flow into this ocean. The Eurasian drainage basins (red) for the Arctic Ocean are also shown. The labels and inscription are in French. This map is from 'Cartes et tables de la geographie physique ou naturelle' (1757) by French geographers and cartographers Philippe Buache (1700-1773) and Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726).

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