America.

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Map shows north and south continents of America, westernmost coasts of Africa and Europe. North America is shown with some east coast settlements and named coastal formations. The northwestern area of North America is unmapped and noted as "Terra Esonis Incognita" and "California" is depicted as an island. Includes key to abbreviations used on map in right hand panel and statistical data is provided in text [in German] in lower margin of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 16 x 19 cm.

Creation Information

Probst, Johann Michael, d. 1809 [1776..1796].

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Description

Map shows north and south continents of America, westernmost coasts of Africa and Europe. North America is shown with some east coast settlements and named coastal formations. The northwestern area of North America is unmapped and noted as "Terra Esonis Incognita" and "California" is depicted as an island. Includes key to abbreviations used on map in right hand panel and statistical data is provided in text [in German] in lower margin of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 16 x 19 cm.

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In right upper margin: "5." In lower margin: text [in German] providing statistical data and information on mineral resources, vegetation, and inhabitants.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • [1776..1796]

Start & End Dates

  • 1776 - 1796

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 12, 2011, 7:34 a.m.

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  • June 17, 2015, 5:49 p.m.

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Probst, Johann Michael, d. 1809. America., map, [1776..1796]; Augsburg. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192387/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.