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Dezauche/de l Isle, J.A. / Guillaume ( 1626 - 1757 ) Paris
Planisphere Physique ou l on voit de Pole Septentrional
Artist: Dezauche/de l Isle JA / Guillaume ( - 1757 ) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1780 ( J A Dezauche was the successor to Guillaume De L'Isle and Philipe Buache Guillaume De L isle (1626- 1757) Paris was a French cartographer known for his popular and accurate maps of Europe and the newly explored Americas and Africa De L isle was admitted into the French Académie Royale des Sciences an institution financed by the French state After that date he signed his maps with the title of ?Géographe de l?Académie? Five years later he moved to the Quai de l?Horloge in Paris a true publishing hub where his business prospered De L isle?s ascension through the ranks culminated in 1718 when he received the title of Premier Géographe du Roi His new o. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; size (in cm) 34 x 44; Map shows the world from the Northpole.While the South Pole lies on a continental land mass, the North Pole is located in the middle of the Arctic Ocean amid waters that are almost permanently covered with constantly shifting sea ice. Attempts to reach the North Pole began in the late 19th century, with the record for "Farthest North" being surpassed on numerous occasions. The first undisputed expedition to reach the North Pole was that of the airship Norge, which overflew the area in 1926 with 16 men on board, including expedition leader Roald Amundsen. Three prior expeditions ? led by Frederick Cook (1908, land), Robert Peary (1909, land) and Richard E. Byrd (1926, aerial) ? were once also accepted as having reached the Pole. However, in ea … [Click Below for Full Description]
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