Accession Number: P3.a
Location: Cabinet 4, Drawer 4
Publisher: Abraham Ortelius (Antwerp)
Date Represented: 1584
Geographic Coverage: Florida
Extent of Coverage: Region
Scale of the Map: 1" = ca. 230 mi.
Vertical Measurement: 15.20 cm.
Horizontal Measurement: 22.90 cm.
Map is in color? no
Map is encapsulated? no
Notes: Same sheet as P3B and P3C. This is the earliest printed prototype map of the Southeast, the first to show Hernando DeSoto's discoveries, and the first printed map showing the interior of the United States. This map influenced subsequent delineations for a century after its printing (Cumming 1962).