Map of the Pacific Ocean, 1757

Map of the Pacific Ocean, 1757

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

Caption: Map of the Pacific Ocean. 18th-century map showing the Pacific Ocean and the various drainage basins (green and pink) that flow into this ocean. 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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