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A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within the limits of ye South Sea Company : from ye River Aranoca to Tierra del Fuego, and from there through ye South Sea to ye north port of California, &c. ; with a view of general and coasting trade-winds and particular draughts of the most important bays, ports, &c., according to ye newest observations

by Herman Moll, Geographer.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : col., ; main image 43 x 48 cm. on sheet 76 x 55 cm.
Mathematical info
Scale [ca. 1:32,000,000].
Published
[London] : Sold by H. Moll and I. King at ye Globe at the Poultrey near Stocks Market, [1726]
Contents
  • Ancillary maps above main image: A map of ye Port of Baldivia with the fortifications and islands &c. : done after a new Spanish draught / H. Moll F. Scale not given
  • The Bay of Guiaguil : done from a new Spanish draught with the depths of the water taken by Capt. John Chipperton. Scale not given
  • A map of the isle Chiloe, the Lake of Ancuna, with the islands, &c. : done after the newest Spanish draughts / H. Moll F. Scale [ca. 1:2,438,000]
  • Insets: A chart of England to the River Aranoca. Scale [ca. 1:139,000,000]
  • The port of Acapulco. Scale [ca. 1:570,000]
  • The Gulf of Amapalla or Fonesca. Scale not given
  • The Gulf of Nicoya or Gulf of Salinas. Scale not given
  • The Gallapagos Islands. Scale [ca. 1:6,900,000]
  • The island of Juan Ferninando. Scale not given
  • Pepyses or Pepys I. Scale not given
  • A map of the Isthmus of Darien, the Bay of Panama, &c. Scale [ca. 1:5,600,000]
  • A map of ye Straits of Magellan. Scale [ca. 1:5,300,000]
Notes
Map of most of South America, including the southern part of North America, showing administrative boundaries for different regions and states. Relief is shown in pictorially
Cartouche near top centre of sheet (with the map of part of Peru): To the Rt. Honble. Robert Earl of Oxford & Mortimor &c., this map & sea-draughts is most hbly. dedicated by H. Moll.
Prime meridian: London.
Originally published as Map 12 in: The world described, or, a new and correct sett of maps ... / by Herman Moll. London : J. Bowles, [1709-1720].
Cited in
Phillips, 554
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. "South Seas" handwritten in brown ink on verso. Has several old tape repairs.
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