Creator: Chatelain, Henri Abraham
Description: Map shows major settlements and coastal details for North and South America, western portions of Europe and Africa and eastern portions of Asia including New Guinea and a hint of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]; sailing routes of explorers; street and structure details on insets. Includes portraits of explorers, illustrations of indigenous peoples, cultural practices, wildlife, flora, historical notes, and ecclesiastical plot ownerships in Havana and Veracruz. Insets: "Manege et Industrie des Castors," "Chasses aux Castors, Originacs et Ours," [9 explorers portraits with text]. "Pêche des Morues," [Detroit de Gibaltar], [Cap de Bonne Esperance], "Fort du Cap," [Isthmus of Panama], [Port de Acapoulco], [Les environs de l'Embouchure de la Rive. de Missisipi], [Lima], [Mexico City], [Baldive], [La Conception], "Rio de la Plata," [La Havane], [Baya de Rio Janeiro], "Vera," "Cruz,"[Mariana Islands]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library