Reference numberL&P/4/377
TitlePaper, 'Attempt to ascertain the knowledge of the ancients about the East Indies' by John Caverhill
Date6 February 1767
DescriptionContains 3 pages of maps.
Reconstruction of the known geography of the Strait of Malacca; Bay of Bengal and Ganges bassin and Gulf of Thailand according to Ptolemy and contemporary scholars.

Subject: Geography

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Some attempts to ascertain the utmost extent of the knowledge of the ancients in the East Indies'

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Physical descriptionInk on paper and 3 maps
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1767.0018
Related records in the catalogueL&P/4/377/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5585Caverhill; John (- 1781) - 1781
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