Map Details      Question or Comment about this Map?
Number: 2493
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Morocco
Year of Origin: 1545
Language: Latin
Publish Origin:
Height: 24.5
Width: 31.7
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 6,937,500
Color Type:
Click for high-resolution zoomable image
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Publisher: Sebastian Munster
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 36.4
Southernmost Latitude: 20.0
Westernmost Longitude: -17.0
Easternmost Longitude: 6.6
Measurement Notes: Modern estimates from original map distortion giving very imprecise modern estimates, using southern latitude 20 degrees on map; corresponding to -17 degrees longitude at modern SW coast coordinates; The eastern longitude 6.6 degrees in based on modern Constantine Algeria near the mouth of the ancient River Ampsaga on the eastern edge to this map.
Notes: Source: Munster's Ptolemy atlas 1545; measurement at lower net-line of trapazoid shape;
Last updated: Jul 26, 2014