Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi

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This map shows the Mississippi River Valley and Gulf of Mexico as well as the surrounding areas. Inland bodies of water are labeled and villages (found by La Salle during explorations) are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of people fighting around the title.

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1 map ; 20 x 32 cm.

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Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720 & Ginville, Vincent de 1701.

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  • Main Title: Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi
  • Parallel Title: [The Coasts Around the Mississippi River]

Description

This map shows the Mississippi River Valley and Gulf of Mexico as well as the surrounding areas. Inland bodies of water are labeled and villages (found by La Salle during explorations) are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of people fighting around the title.

Physical Description

1 map ; 20 x 32 cm.

Notes

Full title on map: Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi. Decouvertespar M'r. de la Salle en 1683, et reconnues par M'r le Chevallier, d'Jberville en 1698 et 1699.

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  • Call Number: 127/19 00690
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_894094
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50405

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  • 1701

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720 & Ginville, Vincent de. Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi, map, 1701; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50405/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.