Map of borno and mandara

This section of the map, covering West Africa, shows most places mentioned by Leo Africanus. However, we don't know whether Ramusio advised Gastaldi to change place names and their location. Please note Borno and Medra (Mandara) being located near a what is presumably Lake Chad. Medra is correctly located further south as Borno and at the foot of a large mountain range.

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