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Selected Maps: 1 to 16 of 76

Cartographer: Frederick De Wit
Title: : [Terra Australis Incognita]
Date: c. 1680      Size: 19 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: This map is centred on the South Pole, showing the latest discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. Elaborate illustrated borders depicting the inhabitants of this region. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR532
Cartographer: C. & J. Weigel
Title: : Facies Poli Antarctici
Date: c. 1720      Size: 14 x 12 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Early copper-engraving pre-Cook map of the South Pole showing Terra Incognita. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: POLAR123
Cartographer: Henri du Sauzet
Title: : Terres Antarctiques
Date: 1734      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Polar projection of the southern hemisphere. Based on Jansson's map, but with updated geography and early coastlines for Australia and New Zealand. 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: Capt. James Cook
Title: : Carte de L'Hemisphere Austral Montrant les Routes des Navigateurs les plus Célebres Par le Captaine Jacques Cook
Date: c. 1790      Size: 22 x 22 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Polar projection map of the Southern Hemisphere from the French edition of “Cook’s Voyages”. Marks the tracks of early European explorers including Cook, Byron, Tasman and Dampier. Coloured. [Pedersen & Curtis: 5]
Map Ref: POLAR512
Cartographer: Capt. James Cook
Title: : Van Kerguelens Land
Date: 1794      Size: 11 x 10 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Kerguelen Islands. Chart of part of the island showing the surveys conducted by James Cook in December 1776 during his third voyage. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR198
Cartographer: Capt. James Cook
Title: : [Kerguelen Islands]
Date: 1794      Size: 9 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Sketch maps of two harbours on Kerguelen (or Desolation) Island made by James Cook during his third expedition in 1776. Coloured.
Map Ref: POLAR486
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. Based upon the most recent surveys. Hand coloured in outline. [Pedersen & Curtis: 9]
Map Ref: POLAR154
Cartographer: Benedetto Marzolla
Title: : Carta Generale dell'Antartica
Date: 1842      Size: 19 x 16 inches
Published: Naples
Description: Marzolla’s rare and unusual map of the South Pole is an Italian record of the state of Antarctic exploration to the mid 19th century. Original colour.
Map Ref: POLAR542
Cartographer: Joseph Wilson Lowry
Title: : Perspective Projection of the Southern Hemisphere on the Plane of the Horizon of London
Date: c. 1845      Size: 16 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: The Southern Hemisphere centred on New Zealand and showing the first speculative discoveries along the coast of Antarctica, including Victoria Land, Enderby Land, and Adelie Land.
Map Ref: POLAR490
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: S.G.S.
Title: : South Polar Chart showing Heights of Land and Depths of Sea
Date: 1886      Size: 17 x 18 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Antarctica by the Scottish Geographical Society showing the supposed outline of the continent according to John Murray, as well as the limits of drift and pack ice, and the ocean depths. Printed colour.
Map Ref: POLAR477
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. [Pedersen & Curtis: 17]
Map Ref: POLAR362