Title Leupe: Carte de la Guayane Francoise et L'Isle de Cayenne ect.
This map shows the coast of French Guyana. It also includes and insert at the top right of the mouth of the Cayenne with soundings, creeks and seabanks to guide navigation. This map was part of the Bellin’s second volume of his maritime atlas titled “L'Hydrographie Francoise Recueil des Cartes Generales et Particulieres”, which included maps of all coastlines known at the time. This work served navigation and was made for sailors not private collectors. It went through several editions between 1737 and 1776. In short, this map provides the most up to date information relevant to sailing around this French colony. -North is up.
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
(land surveyor / mapmaker)
0.45 - 0.58 EI.
|location(s)||Cayenne Approuague River|