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    Carte de l'Isle de St. Vincent et des isle quiluq sont sirconvoisinne proche le Cap Vert ; Plan de la rade de l'Isle de St. Vincent aupres du Cap Vert situe pao ...

    Shows São Vicente Island and adjacent islands and Porto Grande Bay on São Vicente Island. "Le 20. feu. 1712." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left on map showing Porto Grande Bay. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes; and, indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Date: 1712
  • Collection

    General Maps

    This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.

    • Date: 1290

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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond

    A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...

    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    This map of South America, according to the newest and most exact observations

    Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State; &c." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and view of "Potosi." Includes view of "Potosi." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George
    • Date: 1712
  • Map

    Alexandri magni imperium et expeditio per Europam, per Africam et potissimum per Asiam

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes list of numbered notes and inset showing continets of Africa, Europe, and Asia. LC copies annotated in inks to show boundaries and mounted on linen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Moulart-Sanson, Pierre
    • Date: 1712
  • Map

    Theatrum historicum ad annum Christi quadringentesimum : in quo tum Imperii Romani tum Barbarorum circum incolentium status ob oculosponitur pars orientalis

    Dated from other maps in the same atlas. Inset map: "Supplentum Theatro Historico", showing eastern hemisphere. Shows the eastern Roman Empire in 400 A.D. Shows boundaries, forests, settlements. Relief shown pictorially. London meridian. Covers the Middle East from Libya and Greece to the Indus River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Senex, John
    • Date: 1712
  • Map

    This map of North America.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1712
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    Cities and Towns

    This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.

    • Date: 1500

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    Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...

    • Date: 1570

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