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Map of the island of Ceram Laut and Gnooffa


Map of the island of Ceram Laut and Gnooffa

Gijsels, Artus/Arnoult / Hesselsz, Gerrit

Map of the island of Ceram Lauw and Gnooffa.

Caerte vant Eyland Ceram Lauw ende Gnooffa rondsom gediept, ende afgeteyckent door last vand' E: Heer Artus Gijsels, Raad van India ende Gouverneur over Amboina, ende daer onder sorterende Eylanden Ao den 18e May 1633 by G. Hessels.

Key: Aenwysinge der negerijen op Ceram Lauw. A. Kiliwaru B. Roematammery C. Killitay. D. Killinassa E. Killiloehoo en Een F. Killibroth G. Killibya H. Roemaro [?] I. Mahar K. Tillibaren L. Den waterplaats M. Een boom daerin d' Inwoonders wacht in gehouden hadden. N. Langs die syden [?] clip, daermen metter haoft gront af is. [?] droochte.

The water depths are given all along the island coast.

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Sources and literature

Zandvliet, K., Mapping for Money: Maps, plans and topographic paintings and their role in Dutch overseas expansion during the 16th and (1998)