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Ins. Ceilan quae incolis Tenarisin dicitur

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Cartographic Details: Scale approximately 1:970,000 (E 79°22ʹ00ʺ--E 82°04ʹ00ʺ/N 10°02ʹ00ʺ--N 5°43ʹ00ʺ). Map of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with relief shown pictorially. Oritented with north to the left. "Ceilan hujus insulae descri ptionem à Cypriano Sanchez cosmographo Hispano deline ; atam, huic nostro operi inse: rendam, dedit Clarissimus vir Petrus Plancius." From: Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura / Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius. Amsterdam : Jodocus Hondius. French text on verso: L'Isle de Zeilan, ov Ceilon (2 pages). Page numbers on verso: 685 and 688. In Latin and French. 1 map : color ; 33 x 48 cm
Publisher:
Jodocus Hondius
Collection:
John R. Borchert Map Library
Place:
Sri Lanka
Year:
1619
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Minnesota
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