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Number: 2471
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Algiers, Algeria
Year of Origin: 1550
Title: De Africae Regionibvs. Algier
Sub-Title: De Dvabvs Syrtibvs cap. XII.
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Basle
Height: 14.7
Width: 17.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
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Color Type: No Color
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Publisher: Sebastian Munster
Other Contributors: Matteo Pagano.
Cornelis Antoniszoon
Northernmost Latitude: 36.8
Southernmost Latitude: 36.7
Westernmost Longitude: 3.0
Easternmost Longitude: 3.1
Measurement Notes: Modern estimates
Notes: Joppen; woodcut view of north African town labeled at top "ar gier", but not the usual stepped topography for Algiers and leaves doubt of actual location...[the title of the prceding page "Barbarossa Rex Argier ae expvoonat tvnstanvm regem, sed qui per carolum casarem restituitur Cap. XI[ This Munster version of the map stems from earlier source of Pagano and Antoniszoon with similar topography and structures, See ID#3834 for earlier source.
Last updated: Nov 27, 2020