Scale [ca. 1:22 176 000] 1 in. = 350 miles (E 140⁰00' 00--W 110⁰00' 00/N 50⁰00' 00--S 50⁰00' 00)
1 map : hand colour ; 50 x 56 cm, on sheet 53 x 62 cm
No relief shown.
Shows Tasman's discoveries in Hollandia Nova, Anthoni van Diemens Landt, and Zeelandia Nova 1642.
Part of de Wit's Maritime atlas and based on Goos' 1666 chart, it also includes Japan and the northern islands surveyed by Maarten Gerritsz Vries in 1643. Issued twice until 1690, the plate later passed to Louis Renard and was ammended in 1715.
Cartouche with Neptune and friend in a sea-shell chariot drawn by chargers. Map has rhumb lines.
"Gedruckt 'tAmsterdam by Frederick de Wit inde Calverstraet."