Polus Arcticus

Collection: Nunley Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: America noviter delineata

Title: Polus Arcticus

Title Translation: North Pole

Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664

Publisher: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: North Pole · Greenland · Iceland · Davis Strait

Date Produced: 1652

Date Published: 1652

Language: Latin

Subjects: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 · North Pole · Greenland · Iceland · Davis Strait · Imaginary places · Arctic regions · Polar regions

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: Map Inset

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map showing the largely blank arctic region with Greenland, Iceland, and the fabled island of Frisland.

Physical Description: Map Inset

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)