[Polus Antarcticus] : Terra Australis Incognita
- [Polus Antarcticus] : Terra Australis Incognita
- Title (alt.):
Terra Australis Incognita
Collection of old maps
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Antarctica--Maps--Early works to 1800
Australia--Maps--Early works to 1800
- 1 map ; 43 diam. on sheet 44 x 50 cm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Scale [ca. 1:36,000,000].
Corners are filled with native scenes, including animals, birds, boats ; hand-coloured, some detail painted over. Australia labelled 'Nova Hollandia -detect Anno 1644'.
From: Atlas contractus, sive Atlantis majoris compendium ... / Janssonius heirs. 1666.
Hemispherical map centred on the South Pole to the Tropic of Capricorn; includes parts of New Zealand, Tasmania and Australian coastlines, southern parts of South America and South Africa.
Relief shown pictorially.
The inscription "Nova Hollandia detect Anno 1644" refers to Tasman's second voyage.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Part of composite portfolio atlas with title "Collection of old maps."
- Notes (date):
This date is inferred.
- Call #:
G1015 .C65 1630