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NOAA Photo Library Image - libr0734

"Specula physico-mathematico-historica...." by Johann Zahn, 1696. Library Call No. Q155 .Z33 1696. Portolan style map of the world showing Baja California as a peninsula. This map is also an early attempt to depict oceanic currents. As a thematic map, it pre-dates Edmond Halley's map of magnetic variation.

Image ID: libr0734, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection

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