Africa map Cestos River Liberia Riviere De Sesto Bellin 1760
Title: Entree de la Riviere de Sestos
Deccription: Liberia interesting map shows the flow of the Cestos river that rises in the Nimba Range of Guinea and flows south along the Côte d'Ivoire border, then southwest through tracks of Liberian rain forest to empty into a bay on the Atlantic Ocean where the city River Cess is located. The Pygmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) is known to inhabit lands along stretches of the river. It forms the northern third of the international boundary between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society) Engraved by J. van Schley for Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages"
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Size: Leaf app.: 18 x 25 cm. 7 x 9.75 inches. Image app.: 15 x 21 cm. 5.75 x 8.25 inches. Condition: Fine map in very good condition, folds as published, Redone part border.