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|Chrysologue de Gy (pêre)|
|name:||Chrysologue de Gy (pêre)|
|also known as:|
|domestic||secular name: Noel Andre|
|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)