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Publication 1

Publication year:
1730
Size:
9×12,5 cm
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Publication 2

Publication year:
1730
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Iceland

Author:
Herman Moll
Country:
England
Publication year:
1730 (about)
 
Herman Moll was a mapmaker who worked in England but was of Dutch origin. The map's version of Iceland has, like the author, it roots in Holland, it is a copy the map of Joris Carolus. The Western Fiords are shaped like a triangle and south and east coasts are too straight. On the same sheet as the map of Iceland are two other maps, of the Faroe Islands and a whirlpool in the sea.
 
 
 
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