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Carte des isles découvertes aux environs d'Otahiti, dans plusieurs voyages faits autour du monde par les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook en 1765, 1767, 1769 [cartographic material] / Benard dir
Bib ID 3544212
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Bénard, Robert, active 1750-1785
 
Online Versions
Scale [Scale ca. 1:4,500,000] 
Description [Paris : Saillant et Nyon, 1774] 
1 map ; 22.2 x 49.3 cm. 
Notes

Map of the Society Islands particularly around Otaheite [i.e. Tahiti], extending out to Is. Scilly [i.e. the Scilly Islands] in the west and to I. Whitsunday (de la Pentecote) [i.e. the Whitsunday Island] in the east, from Is. du Disappointment [i.e. Disappointment Island] in the north to Ohetiroa in the south. The map features the undated sea-tracks of the voyages of four well-known Pacific explorers - Commodre Byron in the Dolphin accompanied by Captain Philip Mouat in the Tamar (June 1765), British explorers Samuel Wallis and Philip Cateret (1767-68), and Lieutenant James Cook (April 1769).

Map plate in Vol. 3, Plate 3 from: Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste britannique actuellement regnante : pour faire des decouvertes dans l'hemisphere meridional et successivement executes par le commodore Byron, le capitaine Carteret, le capitaine Wallis & le capitaine Cook, dans les vaisseaux le Dauphin, le Swallow & l'Endeavour ... / par J. Hawkesworth ...; traduit de l'anglois. A Paris : Chez Saillant et Nyon, rue Saint-Jean-de-Beauvais, [Chez] Panckoucke, Hotel de Thou, rue des Poitevins, 1774.

"Tome III. Pl. 3."

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231278453

Text in French.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Society Islands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795 -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Society Islands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Byron, John, 1723-1786 -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Society Islands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Carteret, Philip, -1796 -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Society Islands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Society Islands (French Polynesia) -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tahiti Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1765-1769 
Other authors/contributors Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773. Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste britannique actuellement regnante

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