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Mar del Zur Hispanis Mare Pacificum
Bib ID 6189554
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, cartographer
 
Scale Scale approximately 1:30,000,000 (E 157°00'--W 143°00'/N 49°00'--S 60°00'). 
Description [Amsterdam?] : [publisher not identified], [1680?] 
1 map : colour ; 41.8 x 51.8 cm. 
Notes

Early map of the Pacific Ocean and is the second state of the first sea chart of the Pacific, updated to show Tasman's discoveries in Australia. Relief shown pictorially.

Possibly from: Atlas minor ... Orbis terrarum tabulas geographicas complectens. Amsterdam : Abraham Wolfgang, ©1680.

Includes text about California to the left of the title cartouche, text about the Pacific Islands chain attributing them to explorer Hernand Galego in 1576, a compass rose in the centre with rhumb lines, Asian figures and cherubs surrounded the title cartouche (upper right), and scale cartouche (lower left) surrounded by 4 putti playing with navigational instruments including a sphere of the earth.

Text in Latin.

Subjects Pacific Ocean - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Maps - Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1680 
Form/genre Early maps
Other authors/contributors Contained in: Wolfgang, Abraham,$dfl. 1658-1694. Atlas minor ... Orbis terrarum tabulas geographicas complectens

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