Carta esférica desde Punta de Europa á Cabo de Gata en la Costa de Europa y desde Ceuta hasta Cabo Hone en la de Africa: Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor por mano del Ex-mo Sr. Baylío Fr. D. Antonio Valdés SSrio. de Estdo. y del Despacho Universal de Marina.

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Map shows Mediterranean coastline coast from the western narrowing of the Mediterannean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar along the Spanish coast of Andalusia near Cabo de Gata, and near Cabo Hone along the African coast of Morocco; cities, harbors, structural symbols, and anchorage. Includes "nota": Los Numeros de la Sonda son brazas de á 2. varas Castellanas. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

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Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795 [1787..1807].

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  • Main Title: Carta esférica desde Punta de Europa á Cabo de Gata en la Costa de Europa y desde Ceuta hasta Cabo Hone en la de Africa: Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor por mano del Ex-mo Sr. Baylío Fr. D. Antonio Valdés SSrio. de Estdo. y del Despacho Universal de Marina.
  • Parallel Title: Spherical map of the Punta de Europa to Cape Gata in the Coast of Europe and from Ceuta to Cape Hone in Africa: Presented to the King our Lord by the hand of Mr. Ex-mo Baylio Fr D. Antonio Valdes SSrio. of enabled status. and Universal Marina Office.

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Map shows Mediterranean coastline coast from the western narrowing of the Mediterannean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar along the Spanish coast of Andalusia near Cabo de Gata, and near Cabo Hone along the African coast of Morocco; cities, harbors, structural symbols, and anchorage. Includes "nota": Los Numeros de la Sonda son brazas de á 2. varas Castellanas. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

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1 map : 51 x 79 cm.

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Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795. Carta esférica desde Punta de Europa á Cabo de Gata en la Costa de Europa y desde Ceuta hasta Cabo Hone en la de Africa: Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor por mano del Ex-mo Sr. Baylío Fr. D. Antonio Valdés SSrio. de Estdo. y del Despacho Universal de Marina., map, [1787..1807]; [Madrid, Spain]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193685/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.