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Dankerts 1640s-50s
 
Chart, Novissima et Accuratissima Canalis inter Angliae et Galliae Tabula, a New and Accurate Map of the Channel between England and France, scale about 20 miles to 1 inch, by Cornelis Dankerts the elder, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1640s-50s.
 
map feature:-  compass rose & up is N & rhumb lines & scale lines & sea plain & depth soundings & anchorages & sandbanks & coast shaded (inland) & table of symbols & lat and long scales & lat and long grid & rivers & county & settlements & sea battles
inscription:-  printed -on- monumental cartouche Novissima et Accuratissima / CANALIS / inter / ANGLIAE ET GALLIAE / TABULA / CUM OMNIBUS SUI PORTIBUS, ARENIS ET PROFUNDIS / Per / JUSTINUM DANCKERUM / Amstellodami / cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae. -- female figure sitting on a cannon, winged cherubs, etc
scale line:-  30 miles (leagues) = 132.4 mm
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 60x50cm
wxh, map = 571x487mm
scale = 1 to 1260000 ? (from scale line)

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MN: 1.10.2002
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