Plan de L'ile de Paque; Plan de la Baie de Cook; April 1786 by the Boussole and Astrolabe.
Paris: L'Imprimerie de la Republique, 1797. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Sheet measures 21 1/4" x 28" This chart depicts Easter Island, with a close-up of Cook's Bay. Relief is depicted by hachure, and elevation is shown from several vantage points. Points and peaks of the elevation views correspond to labels on the map. The Bay shows depths, and various structures are labeled. The map appeared as Plate 10 in "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse." It is in very..... More