Map Details      Question or Comment about this Map?
 
Number: 1368
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Cairo, Egypt,
Year of Origin: 1598 (estimated)
Title: ..Statt Alfair
Sub-Title:
Language: German
Publish Origin: Basel
Height: 23.6
Width: 38.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale:
Color Type: Full Color
Click for high-resolution zoomable image
Cartographer: Sebastian Petri
Engraver:
Publisher: Heinrich Petri
Sebastian Petri
Other Contributors: Sebastian Munster
Northernmost Latitude: 30.5
Southernmost Latitude: 29.5
Westernmost Longitude: 31.0
Easternmost Longitude: 32.0
Measurement Notes: Coordinates estimated by modern placename: Cairo, Egypt (30.05N lat, 31.22 E Lon Greenwich)
Notes: Griggs; from later edition of the Munster "Cosmographia" edited by Petri (Munster died in 1552 and carries only the dedicated title but uncertain previous contribution to a map of Cairo)
Last updated: Jan 15, 2009