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Voyages: Scientific Circumnavigations 1679 to 1859
Louis-Antoine comte de Bougainville's Voyage 1766-1769
 

Bougainville mapped part of Tahiti, and also the Solomon Islands east of New Guinea, which he named the Isles of Louisiade. The largest is named Bougainville..

 

 

Boat of the Island of Tahiti with Sail

from Voyage Autour du Monde
Paris: Chez Saillant & Nyon, 1722
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This image of a Tahitian vessel is one of several engravings in the volume illustrating boats of various islands that caught the attention of the crew..

Bougainville: Page 5 of 6.
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