Maris Pacifici (quod vulg ̣Mar del Zur) : cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio.

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Map shows known and assumed geography and place names of land masses and islands in the late sixteenth century Pacific Ocean. No scale noted.

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1 map : col. ; 33 x 49 cm.

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Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 1589.

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  • Main Title: Maris Pacifici (quod vulg ̣Mar del Zur) : cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio.
  • Parallel Title: Pacific Sea (which is commonly called Mar del Zur), with the country adjacent, isolated island in the same directions, the latest description.

Description

Map shows known and assumed geography and place names of land masses and islands in the late sixteenth century Pacific Ocean. No scale noted.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 33 x 49 cm.

Notes

Map appeared in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum.

On verso: "Mare Pacificvm siue Del Zur" [Pacific Ocean or Sea Del Zur].

Publisher unknown; may have been published in Antwerp.

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  • 1589

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Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598. Maris Pacifici (quod vulg ̣Mar del Zur) : cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio., map, 1589; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251684/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.