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Spherical map showing the coast of Guyana in northern America

Miguel Buigas, Miguel Martorell i Alsina1805

Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Museu Marítim de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

A spherical map which includes the coast of Guyana in North America, lying between the Esguibo and the Orinoco rivers, and the part of the river that runs from Punta Maxima to the City of St Thomas in New Guyana. According to the most precise information from the experts on that coast. Drawn and engraved by the pilots Miguel Buigas and Miguel Martorell y Alsina. The course up the Orinoco river is marked in red ink. Coordinates: W 60º 32' - W 56º 47' / N 9º 05' - N 6º 45'. Meridian of origin: San Fernando (Cadiz). Scale: [ca. 1: 434.000]

Details

  • Title: Spherical map showing the coast of Guyana in northern America
  • Creator: Miguel Buigas, Miguel Martorell i Alsina
  • Date: 1805
  • Physical Dimensions: 62 x 100 cm
  • Type: Scientific instrument
  • Medium: Paper, ink

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