Map Java and Australia. Iava Maior e Nuca Antara [Java e Australia]

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Title
Java and Australia.
Other Title
Iava Maior e Nuca Antara [Java e Australia]
Summary
This manuscript map of Java and the tip of northern Australia is a copy of an earlier work by the Malaysian-Portuguese cartographer Emanuel Godinho de Eredia (1563-1623). In the 16th century, Portugal sent several expeditions to explore the islands south of Malaysia; it is possible that they gained some knowledge about the geography of Australia from these missions. Some scholars have speculated that the Malays had a knowledge of Australia, which Eredia somehow absorbed. The first documented European sighting of Australia was by the Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon, in 1606.
Contributor Names
Eredia, Manuel Godinho de, 1563-1623 Creator.
Created / Published
[place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1630.
Subject Headings
-  Portugal
-  Australia
-  Indonesia--Java
-  1575 to 1623
-  Exploration and encounters
-  Manuscript maps
Notes
-  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
-  Original resource extent: 1 manuscript map ; 37 x 49 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
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.1027
Library of Congress Control Number
2021668359
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2021668359
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Chicago citation style:

Eredia, Manuel Godinho De, Creator. Java and Australia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1630] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668359/.

APA citation style:

Eredia, M. G. D. (1630) Java and Australia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668359/.

MLA citation style:

Eredia, Manuel Godinho De, Creator. Java and Australia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1630] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668359/>.

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