Note on the methods used by France in producing the map of the countries of black Africa in process of development
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The purpose of this document is to describe first the cartographical difficulties which confronted the French National Geographical institute when in 1945 it was entrusted with the task of making the general map of the French-speaking Black 'African States, and then the methods and mean's which, in the light of experience, appeared to it most suitable for finding an economical and expeditions solution.