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Caert van't Landt van d'Eendracht uyt de Iournalen ende afteykeningen der Stierluyden t'samengestelt, Ao. 1627 [cartographic material] / Bij Hessel Gerritsz
Bib ID 3410078
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Gerritsz, Hessel, 1581?-1632
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:2,682,926]. 
Description [Amsterdam] : Hessel Gerritsz, 1627 
1 map ; 28.5 x 61 cm. on sheet 32.5 x 63 cm. 
Notes

One degree latitude equals 15 German miles on graphic scale. This measures 41 mm.

Gerritsz was the Cartographer in Ordinary to the East India Company, and this map covers the extent of Dutch discoveries 1616-1622 from Cape Leeuwin to Tryal Rocks and Exmouth Gulf detailed from the documents of the Company.

"Met Octroy van de H.M.H. de Staten Generael der vereenighde Nederlanden."

Data from this map were incorporated in Eckerbrecht's world map of 1630.

West coast of Australia was discovered by Dirck Hartog with the ship Eendracht in October 1616.

Also available in a digitised form via the Internet at http://image.sl.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/ebindshow.pl?doc=crux/a127;seq=27

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231306061

Subjects Hartog, Dirk, 1580-1621 -- Travel -- Western Australia -- Maps.  |  Eendracht (Ship) -- Maps.  |  Western Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1627 
Exhibited Exhibited: "Mapping our World : Terra incognita to Australia", National Library of Australia, Canberra, 7 November 2013 to 10 March 2014. 

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