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 of his travels in western Africa. His book was translated into English by W. Mudford with a new title of Travels in Africa. He refers to Atlantis in the Atlantic with the Azores and Canarieshttp://atlantipedia.ie/samples/canary-islands/ as ‘its shattered remains’[p.207] with a possible connection with the Atlantes of northwest Africa.