De Cust van Westindien van La Desconoscida tot C. Escondido

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Map of the coastline along the western part of the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the south (left) at a point labeled "La Desconoscida" and ending in the north (right) at "C[iudad] Escondido." Segments of the coastline are shaded in red, yellow, and green, with labels for river mouths, ports, islands, and other points along the coast.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 40 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

Roffeveen, Arent, -1679 1680.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 133 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map of the coastline along the western part of the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the south (left) at a point labeled "La Desconoscida" and ending in the north (right) at "C[iudad] Escondido." Segments of the coastline are shaded in red, yellow, and green, with labels for river mouths, ports, islands, and other points along the coast.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 40 x 50 cm.

Notes

Oriented with north to the right.

Scale: "Duytsche mijlen 15 in een graad. Spaensche mijlen 17 1/2 in een graad. Eng. en Fr. mijlen 20 in een graad."

Source

  • Het brandende veen / Arent Roggeveen. Amsterdam : Jacob Robyn, 1680.

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This map is part of the following collections of related materials.

Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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Creation Date

  • 1680

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 9, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

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  • Feb. 12, 2018, 2:48 p.m.

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  • N:30.760404, E:-86.798583, S: 18.129843, W:-97.916748

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Roffeveen, Arent, -1679. De Cust van Westindien van La Desconoscida tot C. Escondido, map, 1680; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1000000/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.