Mappemonde ou description generale du globe terrestre.

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Map shows known extent of the world with six continents; partial coastline of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia] connected to coastline circling the lower globe; California as an island; political boundaries. Includes dates of discoveries and explorers voyages. Insets: "Le Soleil Salon le Pere Kircher" and "La Lune Selon Monsieur Cassini." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 2 hemispheres, each 22 cm. in diam., on sheet 48 x 55 cm.

Creation Information

Chatelain, Henri Abraham [1705..1721].

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  • Place of Publication: [Amsterdam, Netherlands]

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Description

Map shows known extent of the world with six continents; partial coastline of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia] connected to coastline circling the lower globe; California as an island; political boundaries. Includes dates of discoveries and explorers voyages. Insets: "Le Soleil Salon le Pere Kircher" and "La Lune Selon Monsieur Cassini." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 2 hemispheres, each 22 cm. in diam., on sheet 48 x 55 cm.

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In upper right corner: N. 2.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • [1705..1721]

Start & End Dates

  • 1705 - 1721

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 8, 2012, 6:10 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 11, 2015, 1:10 p.m.

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Chatelain, Henri Abraham. Mappemonde ou description generale du globe terrestre., map, [1705..1721]; [Amsterdam, Netherlands]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231466/: accessed September 29, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.