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Map Plano de Costa Ricae

About this Item


  • Plano de Costa Ricae

Created / Published

  • [1746]


  • -  Atlantic Coast (Nicaragua)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Coasts--Nicaragua--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Nicaragua--Atlantic Coast


  • -  Shows lower eastern coast of Nicaragua.
  • -  Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  The number 4 in the year 1746 annotated in brown ink over the original number 5 in black ink reflecting change from 1756 to 1746.
  • -  Oriented with north to the right.
  • -  Watermark: J. Kool.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Mounted on cloth backing.
  • -  LC Luso-Hispanic World, 621
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 41.
  • -  Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 366082/27.
  • -  Vault


  • 1 map : ms., col. ; 31 x 46 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4852.C6 1746 .P5


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90683975

Online Format

  • image

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