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Number: 1697
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1597
Title: AFRICA
Sub-Title:
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Cologne
Height: 19.2
Width: 24.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale:
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Johannes Jean [Matal/Matalius] Metellus
Engraver:
Publisher: Lambert Andreas
Other Contributors: Giovanni Botero
Northernmost Latitude: 37.0
Southernmost Latitude: -37.0
Westernmost Longitude: -20.0
Easternmost Longitude: 90.0
Measurement Notes: Geographic coordinates are estimated with respect to Greenwich Prime Meridian.
Notes: Betz; Betz#38; source book "Amphitheatridion hoc est parvum amphitheatrum..." published by Lambert Andreas; The map also appeared in some editions of Botero's 'Relatione Universale..'; Map shows the Portugese settlement in east africa on the unnamed (Cuama) river, 'Buro mina Zimbaos' to indicate the mines at Zimbabwe as also appears on Mercator's map between the Cuama an Spirito Santo rivers. Latin text on verso. No scale given.
Last updated: Dec 22, 2016