A Map of the North Pole and the parts Adjoining

Object Number: AF-MB-1236
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| AF-MB-1236
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

More Details

Materials
Ink, Paper
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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