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Map America Septentrionalis

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  • America Septentrionalis


  • Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664.

Created / Published

  • Amstelodami : [Ioannes Ianssonius, 1652?]


  • -  North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  North America


  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3.
  • -  Equator, some coasts, and other details gilded.
  • -  Includes notes and ill.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003.
  • -  In ink in upper right corner: 83.


  • 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 53 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3300 1652 .J2


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2006629174

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Jansson, Jan. America Septentrionalis. [Amstelodami: Ioannes Ianssonius, ?, 1652] Map.

APA citation style:

Jansson, J. (1652) America Septentrionalis. [Amstelodami: Ioannes Ianssonius, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Jansson, Jan. America Septentrionalis. [Amstelodami: Ioannes Ianssonius, ?, 1652] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.