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A chart of the discoveries made in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean previous to A.D. 1579 [cartographic material] : and shewing the opinions entertained by the geographers of that period concerning the existence of lands in the parts which had not been explored / engraved by F. Sanfom
Bib ID 4199873
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Burney, James, 1750-1821
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale [ca. 1:36,000,000]. 
Description [London] : Published according to Act of Parliament by James Burney, May 18th 1803 
1 map ; 26.0 x 37.7 cm. 
Notes

Map showing the southern landmass named Terra Australis Nondum Cognita and the west coast of the Americas with tracks of Fernando de Magalhanes in 1520-1521. Relief shown pictorially.

In upper margin: To the north of New Albion in about the 60th degree of north latitude the charts of the latter part of the 16th century place a kingdom of Anian with a strait of communication which was supposed to exist between this sea and the Atlantic.

In centre left: Between the meridians of 155 eastand of the Buenos Jardines, and between the parallels of 9°and 11° N, several groups of islands were discovered by Villalobas and by Mig. de Legaspi : but their situations cannot be marked from the accounts.

Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232420991

Subjects Magalhães, Fernão de, d. 1521 -- Travel.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1803 
Other authors/contributors Sanfom, F

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