Senegal Western Sahara
First posted on March 1st 2003, last revised on April 24th 2005






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PRECOLONIAL MAURITANIA, 19TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Mauritania until 1920

External Online Map : Northwest Africa 1829, posted by PCL, UTexas (Eustache Herisson)
MAURITANIA, 1880-1900

Textfiles : Mauritania until 1920

External Online Map : Africa 1885 (Scottish Geogr. Magazine), posted by PCL, UTexas
External Online Map : Africa 1890, from Encyclopaedia Britannica Amer. edition, posted by PCL, UTexas; shows N.R. as territory yet unclaimed by colonial powers
External Online Map : Africa in 1892, from Gardiner's Atlas of English History, 1892
External Online Map : Africa, 1891 (Brockhaus/Efron, Russian edition, 1890-1904), posted by MSU
External Online Map : Africa 1886 (Berthelot 1888), posted by MSU
External Online Map : Africa, Central Africa, Western Section (Stieler 1891) posted by maproom.org
MAURITANIA 1900-1945

Textfiles : Mauritania until 1920
Textfiles : Mauritania 1920-1939
Textfiles : Mauritania 1939-1960

Tpoical Map : Mauritania administrative, 1944

External Online Map : Colonial Africa, 1906-1912, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age
External Online Map : Ethnografic Map of Africa (Enciclopedia Italiana, 1929-1939), posted by MSU
External Online Map : Africa Political (Bartholomew, 1922), posted by MSU
External Online Map : French West Africa 1906, from Sandafayre Stamp Atlas
External Online Map : Colonial Africa 1920-1939, from Sandafayre Stamp Atlas
External Online Map : French West Africa 1933, from Sandafayre Stamp Atlas
MAURITANIA 1945-1960

Textfiles : Mauritania 1939-1960
Textfiles : Mauritania Independent, since 1960

External Online Maps : Modern Africa, from Sandafayre Stamp Atlas
MAURITANIA 1960-1975

Textfiles : Mauritania Independent, since 1960

MAURITANIA 1976-1978

Textfiles : Mauritania Independent, since 1960

MODERN MAURITANIA

Textfiles : Mauritania Independent, since 1960

External Online Map : Mauritania Administrative, a small one from The World Gazetteer



EXTERNAL
SITES
CIA World Factbook : Mauritania
Mauritania Maps, from PCL, UTexas
Maps of Mauritania, links from Embassy World
Map : Languages of Mauritania, from Ethnologue
Topical Maps on Mauritania, from Relief Web
International Boundary Study, posted by Florida State Univ.; scroll down for No.23 (Mali-Mauritania), study, 2 maps; scroll down for No.78 (Mauritania-Senegal), study, 1 map; scroll down for No.88 (Algeria-Mauritania), study, no map; scroll down for No.149 (Mauritania-W. Sahara), study, no map
REFERENCE Naval Intelligence Division, French West Africa, Vol.2, London 1944, pp.306-346
Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Atlas of African History, London : Penguin (1980), revised edition 1995







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