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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
Map; Online
Description
1 map : col., ; main image 43 x 48 cm. on sheet 76 x 55 cm.
Cartographic 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]
Language
English
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].
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. "South Seas" handwritten in brown ink on verso. Has several old tape repairs.
Cited in
Phillips, 554
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G5200 1726 .M6