Category:Guillaume Brouscon

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Guillaume Brouscon   Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q3119724
Description French cartographer
Date of birth/death 16th century 16th century
Location of birth Le Conquet, France
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Guillaume Brouscon was a French mapmaker of the Dieppe school in the 16th century. He was from the port of Le Conquet, near Brest. He published his Brouscon's Almanachs in 1546, which were used for their informations on tides by English, French and Breton sailors. They allowed to known the direction of tidal currents, and to calculate tide level depending on the phase of the moon