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Number: 599
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names:
Year of Origin: 1666
Title: Africae Descriptio Nova Impensis
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 33.7
Width: 42.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 26,564,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Henry and Anna Seile
Philippi Chetwind
Engraver: William Trevethen
Publisher: Peter Heylyn
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 32.0
Southernmost Latitude: -37.0
Westernmost Longitude: -24.0
Easternmost Longitude: 75.0
Measurement Notes: Prime meridian Greenwich (longitude is estimated). Original prime meridian Isl. Fortunate (Canary Islands).
Notes: from book #935 and/or book #3448, Peter Heylin, 'Cosmographie in foure Bookes', 1670-1682; Chetwind was involved also in the production of the Shakespeare Third Folio
Last updated: Nov 3, 2015