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Petrus Bertius: Insula & Arx Mosambique

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Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: Insula & Arx Mosambique
Date: 1618
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 5 inches / 13 cm
Height: 4 inches / 11 cm
Map ref: AFR3013
Description:
Mozambique Island. Visited by Vasco da Gama in 1498, the island is now the site of the oldest European building in the Southern Hemisphere, the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte. The chapel was constructed by the Portuguese in 1522 and is illustrated on the map at the Southern tip of the island. Mozambique Island is now a UNESCO world heritage site. [AFR3013]