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Golbéry, Sylvain Meinrad Xavier de (L)

Sylvain Meinrad Xavier de Golbéry (1742-1822) was a geographer and military engineer. He is best known for his account[1297] of his travels in western Africa. His book was translated into English by W. Mudford with a new title of Travels in Africa[1298]. He refers to Atlantis in the Atlantic with the Azores and Canaries as ‘its shattered remains’[p.207] with a possible connection with the Atlantes of northwest Africa.