Lefargue’s Map of the Louisiana Coast (1768)

Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis

Lefargue's Map of the Louisiana Coast in 1768
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Date: 1768
Author: Jean Lefargue
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Source: Library of Congress
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This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New Orleans that you might want to check out.

A colorful 18th-Century French map of what is now the U.S. Gulf Coast.

There's some rudimentary bathymetry here and there, but I'm not quite sure how to interpret the different colors. Perhaps a French speaker or historian of the era could help out.



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