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Title[Map of the Atlantic between 15° south and 65° north]
SubjectAtlantic Ocean Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1 : 37 045 000]. Covers area from central North America and northern South America to Western Europe and Africa. Compass rose with rhumb lines. Relief shown by pictorially. Bar scale. Includes note in decorative cartouche. -- One of the first printed maps to use the place name "Canada"; other important nomenclature in Canada includes New France ("Nueva Franza") and Montreal ("Othelay"). There is a large lake shown just south of the Saint Lawrence River which does not appear on either Camocio's map or that of his source.
CreatorBertelli, Fernando 15..-15..?
Date[ca. 1525-1575]
Dimensions of Original23 x 35 cm
Location DepictedAtlantic Ocean Region
Time Period16th Century
NotesCataloguer's title.
Local Call NumberG 9100 15-- B4 MAP RARE
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0255
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
High ResolutionRight click link to download jpeg (44.9 MB) -- Right click link to download tif file (145.5 MB)
CONTENTdm file name366.jp2
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