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A circular map showing parts of South America, South Aftica, Madagascar, New Zealand, Van Diemens land (Tasmania) and the Islands of Amsterdam and Paulo. The polar continent is delineated partly by island chains and partly by lines.
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Original can beviewed in the presence of
an early cartographic archivist.
Credit: Library and Archives Candada. Copyright expired.
Publisher: Wit, Frederick de, 1630-1706.
The corners of the map are filled in with vignettes of naitve scenes including a representation of a penguin.
Relief shown by hachures and pictorially.
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Antartica - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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