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Carte des découvertes du Capite. Carteret dans la Nlle. Bretagne, avec une partie du passage du Capite. Cook par le Detroit de l'Endeavour et les découvertes du Capite. Dampierre dans ces parages [cartographic material] / par M. Bonne, Ingénieur-Hydrographe de la Marine ; Scattaglia, sc
Bib ID 3532872
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000] 
Description [Paris : Hotel de Thou, 1787-1788.] 
1 map ; 22.6 x 33.9 cm. 
Partial contents
  • Insets: Baie des Bonthain dans l'Isle des Celebes. Scale indeterminable
  • Cote sud de Mindanao. Scale indeterminable
  • Baine de sable dangereux. Scale indeterminable
  • Isles de Joseph Freewill. Scale indeterminable
  • Nouvelle Irlande. Scale indeterminable.
 
Notes

Map of part of the island of Nouvelle Guinea [i.e. Papua New Guinea] and Nle. Bretagne [i.e. New Britain], which is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago northeast of New Guinea. The map features the sea-tracks of the voyages of explorers including Capt. Carteret's voyage of 1766-1769 aboard the HMS Swallow and the voyage of William Dampier who named New Britain in 1700. Capt. James Cook's route on his first Pacific voyage from New Holland to Batavia via the Endeavour Straits [i.e. Torres Straits] in 1770 is also shown.

In upper left margin: Voyage du Capne Carteret.

Probably from: Atlas de Toutes Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre.. Paris : T.G.F. Raynal, c1780.

Prime meridian: Paris.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231273364

Text in French.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  Dampier, William, 1652-1715 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  Carteret, Philip, -1796 -- Travel -- Maps.  |  New Britain Island (Papua New Guinea) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1787-1788 
Other authors/contributors Scattaglia, Pietro, 1739-1810
Also Titled

Carte des decouvertes du Capite. [i.e. Captain] Carteret dans la Nouvelle Bretagne [i.e. New Britain]

Atlas de toutes parties connues du globe terrestre

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