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||Map [cartographic image, sheet]
||Scale approximately 1:30,000,000 (E 157°00'--W 143°00'/N 49°00'--S 60°00').
||[Amsterdam?] : [publisher not identified], [1680?]
1 map : colour ; 41.8 x 51.8 cm.
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.
||Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800. | Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
||Contained in: Wolfgang, Abraham,$dfl. 1658-1694. Atlas minor ... Orbis terrarum tabulas geographicas complectens
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