Antique map America

1638 Map of America

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Antique map America

1638 Map of the Americas, that displays an inset of Greenland. There are two sea
monsters and two detailed sailing ships in the oceans, and the geographical
peculiarities include a large western U.S. lake draining into the Gulf of
California ("Mar Vermeo"), a large lake in Guiana, etc. Virginia is very prominently displayed.   California is in its pre-island configuration.  The cartographer (map maker) is Matthaus Merian from Frankfurt Germany.