Polus Arcticus

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: America noviter delineata Auct: Henrico Hondio, 1631

Title: Polus Arcticus

Title Translation: Arctic Pole

Creator: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Publisher: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: Arctic regions · North Pole · Greenland · Iceland

Date Produced: 1631

Date Published: 1631

Language: Latin

Subjects: Arctic regions · North Pole · Greenland · Iceland · Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651 · Imaginary places · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: Map inset

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of the arctic showing Greenland, Iceland, the Davis Strait, and the legedary island of Frislandia

Physical Description: Map inset

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867