Polus Antarcticus

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula. Auctore Nicolao Visscher

Title: Polus Antarcticus

Title Translation: Antarctic Pole

Creator: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679

Publisher: Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: Antarctica · Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) · Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile)

Date Produced: circa 1658

Date Published: circa 1658

Language: Latin

Subjects: Antarctica · Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) · Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile) · Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679 · 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 southern polar regions. The map is largely blank, showing only the southernmost tip of South America

Physical Description: Map inset

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