A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goreé and the river Gambia

Author: Adanson, Michel, 1727-1806 Publication Year: 1759 Publication Location: London

Adanson was a French naturalist who traveled to Senegal on an exploring expedition. Senegal was unexplored, due to its unhealthy climate, but Adanson spent 5 years there, collecting specimens, producing detailed maps, making systematic meteorological and astronomical observations, and preparing grammars and dictionaries of the languages spoken.

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