Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699.

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Map shows early eighteenth century detail of the mouth of the Mississippi River and locations of settlements along the North American coasline of the Gulf of Mexico. Locations of Native American villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas are also indicated. No scale noted.

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1 map : 20 x 32 cm.

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Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720 1701.

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  • Main Title: Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699.
  • Parallel Title: The coasts around the Mississippi river: discoveries by Mr. de la Salle in 1683 and recognized by Mr. Chevallier d'Iberville in 1698 and 1699.

Description

Map shows early eighteenth century detail of the mouth of the Mississippi River and locations of settlements along the North American coasline of the Gulf of Mexico. Locations of Native American villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas are also indicated. No scale noted.

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1 map : 20 x 32 cm.

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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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  • 1701

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Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. Les costes aux environs de la riviere de Misisipi : decouvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699., map, 1701; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231464/: accessed September 21, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.