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L'Amerique Septentrionale suivant les Nouvelle Observations de Messrs. des l'Académie Royale des Sciences, etc.

Description: Map shows southern and eastern portions of North America; Greenland, the islands of the Caribbean and New Spain; areas of Indian habitation, routes of exploration along Pacific coastline with dates. Includes illustration and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1730..1750]
Creator: Cóvens et Mortier
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.

Description: Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.
Date: [1739..1750]
Creator: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library