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Cartographer: Matthias Quad
Title: : Chica sive Patagonica et Avstralis Terra
Date: 1611      Size: 12 x 9 inches
Published: Heidelberg
Description: Terra Australis. Early map showing the "Southern Continent" and Magellan Straits.
Map Ref: POLAR137
Cartographer: Johann Ulrich Muller
Title: : [Antarctica]
Date: 1692      Size: 3 x 6 inches
Published: Ulm
Description: South Pole with German text below giving details of explorations. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR118
Cartographer: C. & J. Weigel
Title: : Facies Poli Antarctici
Date: c. 1720      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: South Pole showing Terra Incognita. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR123
Cartographer: Henri du Sauzet
Title: : Terres Antarctiques
Date: 1734      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: South Pole. Geographically based on Jansson's Heirs map but corrected. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR57
Cartographer: Rigobert Bonne
Title: : Mappe-Monde sur le Plan de L'Equateur, Hemispere Meridional
Date: c. 1780      Size: 14 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Southern Hemisphere. Map centring on the South Pole with Australia, Southern Africa and South America. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR217
Cartographer: Jacques Benard
Title: : Carte de L'Hemisphere Austral
Date: c. 1790      Size: 22 x 22 inches
Published: Paris
Description: South Pole showing the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR199
Cartographer: Capt. James Cook
Title: : [Van Kerguelens Land]
Date: 1794      Size: 11 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Van Kerguelens Island. Chart of part of the island. Inset Prince Edwards Island. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR198
Cartographer: SDUK
Title: : [Antarctica]
Date: 1831      Size: 12 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: A map of the South Pole, before the great age of exploration, when little of the continent was known. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR394
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Part of the Southern Hemisphere, Shewing Recent Discoveries
Date: 1833      Size: 11 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Southern hemisphere polar regions showing recent discoveries including tracks of Cook and Biscoe. The coastline, etc, shown in red has been copied in facsimilie from Bransfield's chart, as published in 1822 by the Admiralty. The lettering in red has been transcribed from the original MS chart. The remainder of the chart is based upon the most recent surveys. Hand coloured in outline. [Pedersen & Curtis: 9]
Map Ref: POLAR154
Cartographer: Joseph Meyer
Title: : Neueste Karte vom Sud-Pol
Date: 1853      Size: 15 x 12 inches
Published: Hildburghausen
Description: Antarctica, illustrating the discoveries and explorations of the continent, from Cook in 1773 to Wilkes in 1840. Much of the coastline is still conjecture. Original colour. [Pedersen & Curtis: 13]
Map Ref: POLAR364
Cartographer: Joseph Hutchins Colton
Title: : Southern Regions
Date: 1855      Size: 13 x 16 inches
Published: New York
Description: South Pole and the Antarctic. Elegant map with decorative border. [Pedersen & Curtis: 15]
Map Ref: POLAR256
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The South-Polar Regions
Date: 1869      Size: 10 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Map to Illustrate the Paper by Staff Commander J. E. Davis. Shows major voyages and discoveries in South Polar Region at this time. Original printed colour. [Pedersen & Curtis: 16]
Map Ref: POLAR263
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : [Challenger Expedition]
Date: 1874      Size: 12 x 10 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Two maps on one sheet showing the route of the Challenger Expedition around the South Pole as well as detail on Macdonald and Heard Islands. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR351
Cartographer: Augustus Petermann
Title: : Sud-Polar Karte
Date: 1889      Size: 16 x 14 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Map showing the South Pole at the dawn of the Heroic Age with numerous insets in printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR362
Cartographer: F.A. Brockhaus
Title: : Karte der Sudpolarlander
Date: 1893      Size: 9 x 91 inches
Published: Leipzig
Description: Antarctica. Detailed map in German language, showing expedition routes including Cook, d'Urville, Ross and Wilkes. Printed Colour.
Map Ref: POLAR421
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Map Illustrating Mr H. O. Forbes' paper on The Chatham Islands.
Date: 1893      Size: 21 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Dr H. O. Forbes, an ornithologist, explorer and botanist suggested the name 'Antarctica' for the unexplored southern continent. He believed that many animals existing in the southern hemisphere had been confined to this area, and went in search of evidence. This map accompanied the subsequent paper. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR426