Historical Map Images
Scherer, H (North Polar - 1)
Planisphaerium ex Polo Artico tanquam centro geometrice desciptu[m] anno 1700. [Munich : s.n., ca. 1700]
Map size: 18 x 23 cm.
Scherer, a Jesuit, was a professor of mathematics in Munich. The map is from the Novus Atlas, an eight volume work (1702-1710). It is a north polar projection showing the whole world. It includes a closeup of Greenland and Iceland, noting settlements on the Greenland coast. California is an island and Alaska-Siberia undefined.
Catalog record and call number: TC Wilson Library Bell 1700 mSc Non-Circulating. Please note: Clicking on this link will open a new tab or window depending on your browser.