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Robert Morden: New Mexico vel New Granata et Marata et California

Map: USA8592
 
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: New Mexico vel New Granata et Marata et California
Date: 1688
Published: London
Width: 6 inches / 16 cm
Height: 7 inches / 18 cm
Map ref: USA8592
Description:
Early miniature map of the American Southwest showing California as an island with a panel of descriptive text below. One of the first printed maps to depict the Mississippi River in a recognizable form. Morden was also ahead of many of his contemporaries in showing the Rio Grande flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. Coloured. [Burden 654, State 1] [USA8592]