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Title
New and Correct Map of the Whole World, shewing the situation of the Principal Parts, Viz the Oceans, Kingdoms, Rivers, Capes, Ports, Mountains, Woods, Trade Winds, Monsoons, Variation of the Compass, Climats, &c. With the most remarkable tracks of the Bold Attempts which have been made to Find out the North East & North West Passages. The Projection of this Map is Call'd Mercator's the Design is to make it Useful both for Land and Sea. And it is laid Down with all possible care, According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations by Herman Moll Geographer, 1719
Creator
Moll, Herman, -1732, cartographer
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742, engraver
Date Created and/or Issued
1719
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "A celebrated old map, showing California as an island, with the supposed Strait of Annian." Several explanations and advertisements at length. Large cartouche. Large cartouche by L. Cheron. Submaps of North Pole and chart of magnetic variation [by Halley]. Also track of Woodes Rogers from Cabo San Lucas to Guam with magnetic variations.. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief: pictorial. Graphic Scale: leagues. Projection: Mercator. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Other Features: CartoucheSub-maps. Verso Text: MS notes: E50 No. 2 Mus Bk St 105/257 257/105.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map : col. 70 x 120 cm. on sheet 73 x 124 cm.
Identifier
105:257 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/889
Language
English
Subject
World maps--Early works to 1800
Arctic regions--Maps--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1719
Place
World
W 160°
E 160°/N 75°
S 60°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, June 7, 1927.

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