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Americæ Nova descriptio

Description:

This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Some regions are outlined in color and places, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially in color. There are several color illustrations of ships and creatures in the oceans. Place names are also noted.

Scale [ca. 1:50,000,000].

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1682  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
Total Uses: 86
Past 30 days: 5
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Creator (Cartographer):
Seile, Anne, d. 1678

"Impensis Anæ Seile"

Creator (Other):
Vaughan, Robert

"Rob: Vaughan Sculp."

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1682
Coverage:
Place
North America
Place
Central America and Caribbean
Place
South America
Era
European Explorers in Texas, 1519-1689
Date
1663  
Description:

This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Some regions are outlined in color and places, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially in color. There are several color illustrations of ships and creatures in the oceans. Place names are also noted.

Scale [ca. 1:50,000,000].

Note:

Date on map: 1663.
Title in Latin: place names in English and Spanish.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 34 x 42 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): illustrations | continents | pictorial maps
Source: From Peter Heylyn’s Cosmography, the fourth book, part II. 1682.
Contributor(s):
Alternate Title: Americae Nova descriptio
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 125/15 00060
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTA_914513
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50251
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image