Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, y latitudes. Dedicado a la Catholica Magestad de Don Fernando VI Rey de España, y de las Yndias, por sus mas rendidos, y fieles vasallos, Thomas Lopez, y Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 2].

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Map shows the settlements and details of the coastline along the Gulf of Mexico from Florida and Mexico to the northern portion of South America, for a portion of the Pacific coast of New Spain, and for the West Indies. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

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1 map on 2 sheets ; 58 x 76 cm.

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López de Vargas Machuca, Tomás, 1731-1802 1755.

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  • Place of Publication: [Madrid, Spain]

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  • Main Title: Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, y latitudes. Dedicado a la Catholica Magestad de Don Fernando VI Rey de España, y de las Yndias, por sus mas rendidos, y fieles vasallos, Thomas Lopez, y Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 2].
  • Parallel Title: Maritime map of the Gulf of Mexico and islands of America, for the use of navigators in this part of the world, built on the memories and observations of astronomical longitudes and latitudes. Dedicated to the Catholica Majesty of Ferdinand VI King of Spain and the Indies, for their most exhausted, and faithful subjects, Thomas Lopez, and Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 2].

Description

Map shows the settlements and details of the coastline along the Gulf of Mexico from Florida and Mexico to the northern portion of South America, for a portion of the Pacific coast of New Spain, and for the West Indies. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map on 2 sheets ; 58 x 76 cm.

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In lower right margin: "46 [mss.]."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1755

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López de Vargas Machuca, Tomás, 1731-1802. Mapa maritimo del Golfo de Mexico e islas de la America, para el uso de los navegantes en esta parte del mundo, construido sobre las mexores memorias, y observaciones astronomicas de longitudes, y latitudes. Dedicado a la Catholica Magestad de Don Fernando VI Rey de España, y de las Yndias, por sus mas rendidos, y fieles vasallos, Thomas Lopez, y Juan de la Cruz [Sheet 2]., map, 1755; [Madrid, Spain]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth220335/: accessed September 30, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.