Insulae Americanae in oceano septentrionali ac regiones adiacentes, a C. de May usque ad lineam aequinoctialem

Material Information

Insulae Americanae in oceano septentrionali ac regiones adiacentes, a C. de May usque ad lineam aequinoctialem
Atlas minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta delineata
Visscher, Nicolaes, 1649-1702 ( cartographer )
Physical Description:
1 map : hand colored ; 46 x 57 cm, on sheet 52 x 62 cm
Scale approximately 1:10,000,000 ;


Subjects / Keywords:
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Southern States ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- West Indies ( lcsh )
Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Central America ( lcsh )
Caribbean Area ( fast )
Central America ( fast )
Southern States ( fast )
West Indies ( fast )
Early maps. ( lcgft )
Early maps. ( fast )
Early works. ( fast )
Maps. ( fast )
single map ( marcgt )
Early maps ( lcgft )
Early maps ( fast )
Early works ( fast )
Maps ( fast )
40 x -100, 0 x -100, 0 x -60, 40 x -60 ( Map Coverage )


Shirley, R.W. Maps in British atlases,
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici,
System Details:
System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
General Note:
Copper engraving.
General Note:
Relief shown pictorially.
General Note:
Shows the southern portion of the United States from the Chesapeake area to the northern portion of South America, with the West Indies and Central America, including boundaries, settlements and rivers.
General Note:
"Cum privilegio ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae"--Title area.
General Note:
Title from ornamental baroque cartouche with four cherubs.
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Three scale bars, "Germanica, Hispanica, and Gallica" flanked by four figures of mermaids and centaurs at bottom left.
General Note:
Geographic coordinates converted to Greenwich.
General Note:
Map detail and accuracy is remarkable for this time period, the outline of Florida is more precise than many later maps, but there are cartographic myths associated with this map. A large nonexistent lake in west Georgia, a mountain range from the Piedmonts across North America, and El Dorado is located on Lacus Parime in Guyana.--(cf. Portinaro).
General Note:
Date of publication from atlas dates. Nicolaes Visscher II was granted a patent for publishing in 1682 and a new priviledge was granted in 1697.--(cf. Koeman).
General Note:
Appears in Visscher's Atlas minor, first published in 1682.
Statement of Responsibility:
per Nicolaum Visscher.

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Resource Identifier:
on10556 ( NOTIS )
1055659300 ( OCLC )
36426178 ( ALEPH )
G4390 1682 .V5 ( lcc )