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L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens

Description: Hand-drawn color map of South America in 1708. Countries are shaded in different colors and some paths are marked in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown pictorially.
Date: 1722
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Description: Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: 1763~
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Valencia]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: September 22, 1989
Duration: 1 minute 48 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regard… more
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

Description: This map shows the entire world, broken down into two hemispheres (with are connected circles). The western hemisphere is shown to the left and the eastern hemisphere is to the right. Continents, some countries and major cities, and bodies of water are marked and labeled. Additionally, the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers of the late 1700s are noted and labeled.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map is on a sheet that also contains text and shows the Western hemisphere, primarily the North and South American continents which are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). The text which takes up the left half of the front and right half of the back of the sheet appears to be dictionary definitions starting with "Amerisfoort" and ending with "Anacreon." There are page numbers in the lower corners (30 on… more
Date: unknown
Creator: F. P. Becker & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geograph… more
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on a Globular Projection

Description: This sheet includes a map of the northern and southern hemispheres shown as connected circles. The continents are shaded in colors and labeled including some countries, cities, and bodies of water. At the bottom of the page is "A Chart, exhibiting the progress of Christianity from the birth of our Saviour to the present time" broken down by continents.
Date: October 13, 1830
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and western portions of Europe and Africa. Some countries are labeled and bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime Meridian: Paris.
Date: 1763
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappa Fluxus et Refluxus rationes in Isthmo America: no inFreto Magellanico, cæterisque Americæ litoribus exhibens.

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of ships in various places around the map.
Date: 1665
Creator: Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere on a projection. The entire map is round with the upper and lower halves formed by inter-connected partial circles. North and Central America (and the northern part of South America) are shown in the top half, and South America is shown in the bottom half. Island chains are shown in left and right wedges. The portion on the left is labeled "Bahama or Lucayos Islands" and the one on the right is labeled "Antilles Leeward or Caribbee I.
Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The world: prepared expressly for the National Geographic Magazine, showing the political divisions, including those established after the World War

Description: Atlas map of the world showing international and states boundaries after World War I. The map includes insets of the north polar region (upper-left), south polar region (upper-right), density of population and prevailing winds (lower-right), and natural vegetation and ocean currents (lower-left). Scale [ca. 1:39,600,000] (625 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports

Description: Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.
Date: 1930
Creator: Canada. Department of the Interior.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mappemonde suivant la projection de Mercator

Description: This map uses Mercator projection and shows the entire world. Major regions (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia) are shaded in different colors. Some cities are noted and countries labeled (but not delineated). Bodies of water and other geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobs, S. & Fremin, A. R.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America : samt den neuesten Entdeckungen, und Cook Reisen

Description: This map shows the Western Hemisphere, focusing on North and Central America (outlined in green) and South America (outlined in purple). There are labels for some regions and to note the location of some native tribes. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Mollo, Tranquillo, 1767-1837
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de terres et de mers : avec les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent le globe

Description: This map shows the world as a physical planisphere projection, as viewed from the North Pole. Some geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Date: 1752
Creator: Bauche, Philippe, 1700-1773 & Schenk Jansz, Leonard, 1732-1800
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhe… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description: This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical G… more
Date: 1885
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hach… more
Date: 1890~
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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… more
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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