Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.

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Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 51 x 144 cm.

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Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742 [1739..1750].

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  • Main Title: Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.
  • Parallel Title: New and accurate picture of the entire world, according to an index of various magnetic observations in the year 1700.

Description

Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 51 x 144 cm.

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Text: "Cap de la Circoncision ondekt den 1 January 1739."

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  • [1739..1750]

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  • April 27, 2012, 1:07 p.m.

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  • Nov. 20, 2020, 3:02 p.m.

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Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742. Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700., map, [1739..1750]; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth220364/: accessed January 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.