São Tomé e Príncipe, two islands off the coast of West Africa
in the Gulf of Guinea, have been an independent Republic
since 1975. Formerly they were an overseas province of
Portugal, and topographic maps were published by the Junta
de Investigações do Ultramar, Lisbon. A 1:25,000 scale map
was published in 1961─64 in seven sheets, together with a
general map at 1:75,000 scale. The projection was Transverse
Mercator, International ellipsoid.
The current mapping authority is the Missão Geográfica-Hidrográfica,
Soviet military topographic mapping of São Tome and Príncipe exist at the following scales: 1:1,000,000 (3 sheets, complete coverage, published in 1985);
and 1:500,000 (2 sheets, complete coverage, published in 1982). These products are available in print, digital raster and digital vector GIS formats from
East View Geospatial.
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