Map of the Mississippi Valley, 1544
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First Known Map of the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1544
This map illustrates the gulf and coast of New Spain from the Pánuco River to the Cape of Santa Elena.
Manuscript, drawing in sepia ink, paper
Sevilla. Archivo General de Indias. MP-México, 1.
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