A new & accurate chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean

Material Information

A new & accurate chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean drawn from surveys and most approved maps & charts, the whole being regulated by astronomical observations
Alternate title:
New and accurate chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean
Bowen, Emanuel, 1693 or 1694-1767 ( cartographer )
Harris, John, 1667?-1719 ( author )
Physical Description:
1 map : color ; 26.6 x 44.7 cm, on sheet 40.6 x 48.0 cm
Scale approximately 1:15,000,000 ; English & French leagues, 20 to a degree


Subjects / Keywords:
Discoveries in geography -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 ( lcsh )
Discoveries in geography ( fast )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Atlantic Ocean Region ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Atlantic Ocean ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- North Atlantic Ocean ( lcsh )
Atlantic Ocean Region ( fast )
Atlantic Ocean ( fast )
North Atlantic Ocean ( fast )
Portolan charts. ( fast )
Early maps. ( fast )
Early works. ( fast )
Maps. ( fast )
Early maps. ( lcgft )
Portolan charts. ( lcgft )
single map ( marcgt )
Portolan charts ( fast )
Early maps ( fast )
Early works ( fast )
Maps ( fast )
Early maps ( lcgft )
Portolan charts ( lcgft )
59 x -85, 1 x -85, 1 x 11, 59 x 11 ( Map Coverage )


New Cambridge bibliography of English literature,
Cox, E.G. Reference guide to the literature of travel,
Additional Physical Form:
Print version record.
System Details:
System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
General Note:
Copper engraving, hand colored.
General Note:
Chart of the Atlantic Ocean covering from the Arctic Ocean to South America and Africa's slave coast and from Cuba and Florida eastwards as far as England and Sardinia.
General Note:
Title in decorative cartouche over a portion of Africa.
General Note:
Includes notations of important ports, harbors as well as comments on ocean currents, trade winds and other weather patterns.
General Note:
Map shows a compass rose, rhumb lines and a sailing vessel with the course travelled by Christopher Columbus indicated by a dotted line.
General Note:
Source of map from historical note below cartouche indicating that Prince Madoc of North Wales was the original discoverer of America, with a reference to page 190 of work containing the map.
General Note:
In lower right margin: "Vol. II. page 3".
General Note:
"West Longitude from London."
General Note:
Scale statement printed to the right of cartouche.
General Note:
Appears in: revised editions of Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels, volume 2 / by John Harris, from 1744 to 1764.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Eman. Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
on10043 ( NOTIS )
1004309166 ( OCLC )
035376789 ( ALEPH )
G9100 1744 .B6 ( lcc )

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Related Item:
Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca ; Or, A complete collection of voyages and travels.