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With a Curious French Louisiana

1783 edition of Janvier's map of America, issued in the same year that the United States was formally granted its independence from England.

The mythical Sea of the West is no longer shown, replaced by a curious depiction of the Alaska region.

Hawaii appears for the first time on the map (Isles Sandwich), along with a primitive rendition of New Zealand, both based upon the discoveries of Captain James Cook.