Grand theatre de la guerre en amerique suivant les plus nouvelles observations des Espagnols, Anglois, Francoise & Hollandois [Sheet 2].

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Map shows major settlements, missions, roads, and areas of Native American habitation in the Caribbean Islands and along the Gulf of Mexico coast in Mexico, Central America, the northern coast of South America, the Florida peninsula, and adjacent coastlines; Pacific coastlines for a portion of Mexico and the countries of Central America; street layout, buildings, roads, and fortifications for harbors of Acapulco, Veracruz, St. Augustine, Havana, Espagnole [Santo Domingo], Porto Bello, and Carthagena. Includes ocean trade routes, channels, and notes; numbered keys to some insets; some historical dates. Relief shown pictorially. Insets: "Harbourg of Porto Bello," "Plan de la Baye ...

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1 map on 6 sheets : col. ; on sheets 53 x 65 cm. or smaller

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Ottens, R. (Reinier), 1698-1750 [1725..1745].

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  • Main Title: Grand theatre de la guerre en amerique suivant les plus nouvelles observations des Espagnols, Anglois, Francoise & Hollandois [Sheet 2].
  • Parallel Title: Great theater of the war in america according to the newest observations Spanish, English, Dutch & French [Sheet 2].

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Map shows major settlements, missions, roads, and areas of Native American habitation in the Caribbean Islands and along the Gulf of Mexico coast in Mexico, Central America, the northern coast of South America, the Florida peninsula, and adjacent coastlines; Pacific coastlines for a portion of Mexico and the countries of Central America; street layout, buildings, roads, and fortifications for harbors of Acapulco, Veracruz, St. Augustine, Havana, Espagnole [Santo Domingo], Porto Bello, and Carthagena. Includes ocean trade routes, channels, and notes; numbered keys to some insets; some historical dates. Relief shown pictorially. Insets: "Harbourg of Porto Bello," "Plan de la Baye de Carthagena," "Nouvelle Carte de l'Isle de Curacao," "A draught of St. Augustin and its Harbour," "La Havane," "Plan de LaVille Espagnole de S. Donmingue," "Nouveau Plan du Port et de la Ville D'Acapulco," and "Plan de la Vera-Cruz Port du Mexique." Depths by soundings on insets. No scale noted.

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1 map on 6 sheets : col. ; on sheets 53 x 65 cm. or smaller

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Map appeared in the authors' Atlas minor sive geographia.

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Ottens, R. (Reinier), 1698-1750. Grand theatre de la guerre en amerique suivant les plus nouvelles observations des Espagnols, Anglois, Francoise & Hollandois [Sheet 2]., map, [1725..1745]; [Amsterdam, Netherlands]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231479/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.