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Map [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

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Title

  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

Created / Published

  • [ca. 1500]

Headings

  • -  Coasts--Pacific Coast (Mexico)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Pacific Coast (Central America)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Pacific Coast (South America)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Pacific Coast (Mexico)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Pacific Coast (Central America)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Pacific Coast (South America)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Mexico
  • -  Central America
  • -  South America

Genre

  • Manuscript maps
  • Portolan charts
  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Seems to be in Spanish.
  • -  Title supplied by cataloger.
  • -  Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red.
  • -  Trimmed to a rough rectangle.
  • -  Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes col. ill.
  • -  Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes.
  • -  LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 10

Medium

  • 1 ms. map : col., vellum ; 33 x 85 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4412.C6P5 1500 .P6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2008628167

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile. [1500] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008628167/.

APA citation style:

(1500) Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008628167/.

MLA citation style:

Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile. [1500] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008628167/>.