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1797 map of the Monterey Bay, California
A first edition 1797 plan of Monterey Bay, California, by Jean Francois Galaup de La Pérouse who arrived in Monterey Bay in September 1786 where he remained for several days surveying the region. The map was included in a detailed accounting of La Pérouse’s explorations in the Pacific Ocean as Plate 34. The report published in 1797 was entitled, Voyage de la Pérouse Around the World, Published in accordance with the Decree of April 22, 1791, and Written by MLA Milet-Mureau, General of Brigade in the Corps of Genius, Director of Fortifications, Ex-Constituent, Member of several Literary Societies of Paris, detailing the explorations of La Pérouse between 1785 and 1788.
Archivo Cartografico y de Estudios Geograficos, Madrid, Spain
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"1797 - Plan De La Baie De Monterey, Situee Dans La Calife Septentrionale" (2017). Pre-1824 Maps. 32.