Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amerique.

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Map of the Caribbean area in 1774, including some portions of Central America. Some towns and roads are noted as well as depths and other geographic features, with relief shown pictorially.

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1 map ; 51 x 78 cm.

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Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772 1774.

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  • Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772 "Par le S. Bellen, Ingenieur de la Marine, et du Dépost, Censeur Royal de l'Academie de Marine, et de la Societé Royale de Londres."

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Map of the Caribbean area in 1774, including some portions of Central America. Some towns and roads are noted as well as depths and other geographic features, with relief shown pictorially.

Physical Description

1 map ; 51 x 78 cm.

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Prime meridian: Greenwich.

Notes

Full title: "Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amerique. Dressée au Depost des Cartes, et Plans de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy."

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  • 1774

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  • July 20, 2021, 2:44 p.m.

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Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amerique., map, 1774; [Paris, France]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29453/: accessed September 26, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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