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The west coast of North American is labeled New Albion and a note in the Pacific reads "Land discovered in 1741." Map also indicates political boundaries throughout the world. Undefined west coast of North America, Tasmania and New Guinea attached to Australia. Also shows New England. New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Part of central Africa is "Negroland" and the south of Africa is "Hottentots." The south of South America is "Magelane," Australia is "New Holland
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Publisher: Gentleman's magazine (London, England)
Originally published in December 1755, opp. p. 536 of Gentleman's magazine, vol. 24.
This map was listed in "Maps in British periodicals" / compiled by David C. Jolly, 1991.
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1. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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