L'America divisa ne' suoi principali stati di nuova projezione.

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Map shows settlements and political divisions for North and South America, islands in the Pacific, New Zealand, and the western edge of Spain and Africa; route taken by Captain James Cook in 1768-71. Includes notes on New Zealand and the Northwest portion of the Americas and illustrated cartouche. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000].

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1 map : 32 x 42 cm.

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Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797 1776.

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  • Main Title: L'America divisa ne' suoi principali stati di nuova projezione.
  • Parallel Title: America is divided into its main states of new projection.

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Map shows settlements and political divisions for North and South America, islands in the Pacific, New Zealand, and the western edge of Spain and Africa; route taken by Captain James Cook in 1768-71. Includes notes on New Zealand and the Northwest portion of the Americas and illustrated cartouche. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000].

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1 map : 32 x 42 cm.

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"That this map was taken from Vaugondy is shown by the asterisk on the shore of Lago Salso near Moozemlek, though the note does not appear" Wheat, Mapping the Tranmississippi West, v. 1, no. 168.

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  • 1776

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Zatta, Antonio, fl. 1757-1797. L'America divisa ne' suoi principali stati di nuova projezione., map, 1776; Venezia. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251738/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.