Map [Map of western South America].

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[Map of western South America].
Contributor Names
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594.
Thevet, André, 1502-1590.
Created / Published
[Duisburg?: s.n., 1569?]
Subject Headings
-  South America--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  South America
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Attributed to Gerard Mercator? Cf. Philip D. Burden's letter, April 14, 1994, to James Flatness.
-  In cartouche: Celeberrimæ prouinciæ in America versus occidentem ... Andreas Theuetus Latius hoc commemorat.
-  In lower border: Meridies.
-  Includes note and ill.
-  LC copy incomplete: One sheet of 6 sheets?
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 map ; on sheet 55 x 43 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5200 1569 .M2
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Chicago citation style:

Mercator, Gerhard, and André Thevet. Map of western South America. [Duisburg?: s.n., ?, 1569] Map.

APA citation style:

Mercator, G. & Thevet, A. (1569) Map of western South America. [Duisburg?: s.n., ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Mercator, Gerhard, and André Thevet. Map of western South America. [Duisburg?: s.n., ?, 1569] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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