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Publication locations:
Amsterdam
Publication year:
1720
Size:
17,7×23,1 cm
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Nieuwe Kaart van Oud en Nieuw Groenland als mede van de Straat Davis

Author:
Cornelis Gisbert Zorgdrager
Country:
Netherlands
Publication year:
1720
 
Zorgdrager was a Dutch captain who visited Iceland in 1699. A while later he wrote a book about fishing in the northern seas and the neighbouring countries called Bloeyende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche Visschery. It has lot of information about Iceland and a separate map of the country. Iceland is also visible on other maps in the book. The shape of the country is of the Dutch sea chart type.
Zorgdrager's book was published in Dutch 1720 and 1727 and in German 1723 and 1750.
 
 
 
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