A Map of the North Pole and the parts Adjoining

Object Number: AF-MB-1236
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Place Made
United Kingdom, England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Date Made
1680
Description
Hand-colored map of the North Pole and the surrounding areas. Section at top depicts native peoples and animals of the Arctic. Another panel at upper right depicts Nova Zembla, and a passage of text addresses the question of whether Nova Zembla should be shown as joined to mainland Russia.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Allan Forbes Collection

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Measurements
20 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in
Nomenclature
Maps
Classification
Cartography
Item Count
1
Cite This Item
"A Map of the North Pole and the parts Adjoining", Engraved Map, 1680. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/af-mb-1236/
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