Carte tres curieuse de la mer du sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer: mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a ètè faite [Sheet 2]. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Carte tres curieuse de la mer du sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer: mais aussy sur les principaux pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs par qui la decouverte en a ètè faite [Sheet 2].
  • Parallel Title Very curious map of the South Sea, containing new and very useful remarks not only on the ports and islands of the sea, but also the main countries of North America at the meridian with names & road travelers by which the discovery has been made [Sheet 2].

Creator

  • Author: Chatelain, Henri Abraham
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Place of Publication: [Amsterdam, Netherlands]

Date

  • Creation: 1719

Language

  • French
  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Map shows major settlements and coastal details for North and South America, western portions of Europe and Africa and eastern portions of Asia including New Guinea and a hint of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]; sailing routes of explorers; street and structure details on insets. Includes portraits of explorers, illustrations of indigenous peoples, cultural practices, wildlife, flora, historical notes, and ecclesiastical plot ownerships in Havana and Veracruz. Insets: "Manege et Industrie des Castors," "Chasses aux Castors, Originacs et Ours," [9 explorers portraits with text]. "Pêche des Morues," [Detroit de Gibaltar], [Cap de Bonne Esperance], "Fort du Cap," [Isthmus of Panama], [Port de Acapoulco], [Les environs de l'Embouchure de la Rive. de Missisipi], [Lima], [Mexico City], [Baldive], [La Conception], "Rio de la Plata," [La Havane], [Baya de Rio Janeiro], "Vera," "Cruz,"[Mariana Islands]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000].
  • Physical Description: 1 map on 2 sheets ; each 41 x 141 cm. or smaller on sheet 47 x 149 cm. or smaller.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - Africa
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - Oceania
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - South America
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - American Indians
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Discoveries in geography -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pacific Ocean -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Atlantic Ocean -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Lima (Peru) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mexico City (Mexico) |v Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Panama, Isthmus of (Panama) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Havana (Cuba) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mariana Islands -- Maps.
  • Keyword: Ferdinand Magellan

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1719
  • Place Name: Africa
  • Place Name: South America
  • Place Name: Australia/Oceania

Source

  • Atlas: Map appeared in the author's Atlas historique.

Collection

  • Name: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
    Code: UTAM

Institution

  • Name: University of Texas at Arlington Library
    Code: UTA

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 00-877B
  • OCLC: 46915120
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth251709

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K
  • Display Note: Publication date is not printed on the map.