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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Tabula Magellanica Qua Tierrae del Fuego
Date: c. 1640      Size: 22 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Spectacular map of the Strait of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego showing the route around Cape Horn which had been discovered by Le Maire & Schouten in 1615-16. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SAM3400
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : De Straat van Magellaen
Date: 1714      Size: 12 x 9 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Tierra del Fuego and Magellanica. Coloured.
Map Ref: SAM2218
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte du Detroit de le Maire
Date: 1764      Size: 7 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Strait la Maire between Tierra del Fuego and Staten Island. Elegant chart with cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: SAM2860
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Karte des Feuerlandes
Date: 1897      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Physical map of Tierra del Fuego and the Magellan Straits showing the route of the Swedish Expedition of 1895-1897, led by the geologist and polar explorer Otto Nordenskjöld. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SAM3394
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The Land of Magellanes
Date: 1903      Size: 9 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Map showing the Magellan straits and illustrating the lands inhabited by Fuegan tribes. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SAM3346