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Number: 1698
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1598
Language: Italian
Publish Origin: Venice
Height: 15.7
Width: 23.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 52,650,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Giovanni Lorenzo D'Anania
Other Contributors: Giuseppe Rosaccio
Giovanni Botero
Girolamo Ruscelli
Melchoir Sessa
Northernmost Latitude: 37.0
Southernmost Latitude: -37.0
Westernmost Longitude: -50.0
Easternmost Longitude: 90.0
Measurement Notes: Longitudes are estimated with respect to prime meridian Greenwich. Original prime meridian Fortunate (Canary) Islands.
Notes: Betz; copperplate engraving; Betz#20.2, source book "La Universale Fabrica del Monde overo Cosmograpfia..." first state was publiched 1573 and 1582 with 4 maps of continents; this map is the second state, and different from the Botero map of 1595 and the Magini map of 1596, but this map was also used in several editions of Botero's " Le Relationi".and having contributions by Ruscelli and Rosacio
Last updated: Dec 29, 2018