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Amerique Septentrionale

Early map of North America, published in France, 1783. The area depicted includes Mexico (Central America) and Caribbean to the Arctic Sea (Mer Glaciale). The Columbia River, Puget Sound, and all other interior northwest geographic features are lacking. The approximate Pacific Ocean location for the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca is indicated, but lacking in any detail. California is shown as an peninsula. The Caribbean Islands and Central America are shown in detail.


Creation Date: 1783

Catalog ID: 2003.16.39

Call Number: MAPB/NA/1783

Object Types: map

Creator: Paris, France

Dimensions: Height 11 in . Width 16.25 in

Related Subjects: North America, France, map, early, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Pacific Ocean, Pacific Coast