Map to Illustrate Early Voyages and Discoveries of North America

Description

This map shows North and Central America and surrounding areas including portions of South America, Africa, and Europe. Notes and lines are used to show the path of exploration across the Atlantic Ocean and within North America including the names and dates of the explorers. Continents are shaded in color and some major cities and bodies of water are marked on the map. An inset in the lower left corner shows only the eastern portion of North and South America (including the Caribbean) and is titled "To Illustrate Colonies." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 15 x 22 cm.

Creation Information

A. S. Barnes & Co. 1885.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 388 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • A. S. Barnes & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Copyright, 1885, A.S.Barnes & Co."
    Place of Publication: [New York]

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Description

This map shows North and Central America and surrounding areas including portions of South America, Africa, and Europe. Notes and lines are used to show the path of exploration across the Atlantic Ocean and within North America including the names and dates of the explorers. Continents are shaded in color and some major cities and bodies of water are marked on the map.

An inset in the lower left corner shows only the eastern portion of North and South America (including the Caribbean) and is titled "To Illustrate Colonies."

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 15 x 22 cm.

Notes

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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Identifier

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  • Call Number: 127/2 00441
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_972737
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50349

Collections

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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Creation Date

  • 1885

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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A. S. Barnes & Co. Map to Illustrate Early Voyages and Discoveries of North America, map, 1885; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50349/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.