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name:Chrysologue de Gy (pêre)
also known as:
domesticsecular name: Noel Andre
lived in1728-1808
job:Capuchin, astronomer, geologist, cartographer

 Born in Franche Comte

Left the Capuchin order and resumed the name of Andre (date?)

 Greatest fame is as geologist. Work as a cartographer notable for precision and for drawing on the latest discoveries.

Map of the celestial Hemishpheres which caused a stir when published.

Map of the world showing i.a. Cook's discoveries - One edition showing results of Cook's first voyage, followed by an amended edition adding his second expedition discoveries and two inset maps of Pacific Islands. (See NLA ctalogue Tooley 290)


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