Map Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island. Plano da Costa do Brasil desde o Sohipe athê a ilha de S. João

About this Item

Title

  • Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island.

Other Title

  • Plano da Costa do Brasil desde o Sohipe athê a ilha de S. João

Summary

  • This manuscript nautical map shows a stretch of the Brazilian coast from the town of Sohipe to São João Island. This coastline today is part of the state of Bahia. Bahia has Brazil's country's longest coastline and, during the early colonial period, boasted several important export centers. Features indicated on the map include water-depths, coastal rocks and shoals, and prevailing currents.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1750.

Headings

  • -  Brazil--Bahia
  • -  1750
  • -  Manuscript maps
  • -  Nautical charts

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 manuscript map ; 48.5 x 70 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
  • -  Content in Portuguese.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021668337

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1750] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668337/.

APA citation style:

(1750) Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668337/.

MLA citation style:

Plan of the Brazilian Coast from Sohipe to São João Island. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1750] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668337/>.