Polus Arcticus

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: America noviter delineata Auct. Judoco Hondio

Title: Artic Region

Creator: Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612, Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Publisher: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664

Publishing Location:

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

Date Produced: 1638

Date Published: 1638

Language: Latin

Subjects: Arctic regions · North Pole · Greenland · Iceland · Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 · Mercator, Gerard, approximately 1565-1656 · Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 · 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