Amérique Septentrionale en 1540

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This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Each country or region is outlined in color and labeled. Major cities and bodies of water are marked. There are several notations on areas throughout the map and there is text beneath the map with information regarding explorations and discoveries with a color key. Scale [ca. 1:33,333,333].

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1 map : annotated ; 26 x 22 cm.

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Houzé, A. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: Amérique Septentrionale en 1540
  • Parallel Title: [North America in 1540]
  • Alternate Title: [Amérique Septentrionale en 1846]

Description

This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Each country or region is outlined in color and labeled. Major cities and bodies of water are marked. There are several notations on areas throughout the map and there is text beneath the map with information regarding explorations and discoveries with a color key.

Scale [ca. 1:33,333,333].

Physical Description

1 map : annotated ; 26 x 22 cm.

Notes

Map originally appeared in the author's Atlas universel historique et géographique.
In upper margin: Atlas Historico-Geografico (America Septentrional.), Mapa 1.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Indexed In: Phillips, nos. 110, 111

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  • Call Number: 125/20 00232
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_830970
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50264

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Houzé, A. Amérique Septentrionale en 1540, map, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50264/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.