Maps and Charts
ca. 1930Untitled Topographic map based on expedition of the Italian Salesian missionary Father Alberto de Agostini.
1839“South America, from Original Documents, including the Survey by the Officers of H. M. Ships Adventure and Beagle. Dedicated to Captain R. Fitz Roy, R. N. by John Arrowsmith.” In The London Atlas of Universal Geography. London: John Arrowsmith.
Compare Tierra del Fuego with Aaron Arrowsmith map, above.
2012Ship Routes between Punta Arenas, Chile and Ushuaia, Argentina.
Google Earth “FlyOvers:”
1502Marine World Chart. Paris: Service Hydrographique de la Marine. Chart in 17 views Ligne 3-colonne 2 § image shows lower Atlantic coast shoreline of South America.
(Described by Edward Luther Stevenson in 1908.)
§ Mis-labelled Ligne 2-colonne 3 at French website.
1775Mapa Geografico de America Meridional (Detail view of Tierra del Fuego).
1531Nova, et integra universi orbis descriptio (“A New and Complete Description of the World”)
1830-39HMS Beagle Surveys between 1830 and 1839: Taunton, UK: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
1835No. 27: Part of Tierra del Fuego from H.M.S. Beagle 1834. Taunton, UK: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (recvd. 6 August, 1835).
Detail view showing Avalanche Point area. See Placenames page for further details
1831Chart of a Part of South America. In King, “Some Observations …”
Darwin's hand-colored copy.
Same, at Cambridge University Library website.
San Sebastián Bay area: Compare 1831 & 1839 Gardner charts with Darwin's hand-colored & corrected copy of the former.
Detail view of San Sebastián area, overlaid on Google Earth 3D view.
2012See Australis entry for ship routes, etc.
2015Punta Arenas & nearby points of interest (kml).
2015Ushuaia & Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego (kml).
2016Tierra del Fuego.
1777Christmas Sound on the S.W. coast of Terra del Fuego. In James Cook: A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. London: W. Strahan & T. Cadell [Shading added].
1615Six (of twelve) Globe Gores showing North and South America, and Pacific Ocean. Detail view of Tierra del Fuego. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi.
1626Deliniatio Freti Magellanici (“Illustration of the Strait of Magellan”). In Krause Collection of Sir Francis Drake, Kurtze, Warhafftige Relation …. ms. 41, p. 38. Washington, DC: Library of Congress
1628Freti Magellanici Ac Novi Freti Vulgo Le Maire Exactissima Delineatio (“Straits of Magellan, and also the Newly Found [Strait of] Le Maire, Most-Exactly Delineated”)
1645Tabula Magellanica, Qua Tierra del Fuego (“View of Magellanica, with Tierra del Fuego”)
1772A New Map of the Southern Parts of America, taken from Manuscript Maps made in the Country and a Survey of the Eastern Coast made by Order of the King of Spain. In Thomas Falkner: A Description of Patagonia.
1782A Chart of Plymouth Sound, Catwater and Hamoaze (HMS Beagle departure point). London: In Political Magazine, July.
1726A New & Exact Map of the Coast, Countries and Islands within ye Limits of ye South Sea Company … .
Detail view of Patagonia segment, plus inset of A Map of ye Straits of Magellan &c.
1887Map of Tierra del Fuego in his “Exploration of Tierra del Fuego.” Buenos Aires: L. Jacobsen & Co.
ca. 1522 Untitled chart of Southern Hemisphere, named “The Chart of Magellan” by Marcel Destombes. Class Mark 1825, formerly 49358/2755. Istanbul, Turkey: Topkapi Saray Library. See Marcel Destombes for more details.
ca. 1682Tierra del Fuego chart, copied by Ringrose from a chart in the Spanish derrotero taken from captured ship Rosario.
1769“Reconocimiento de los Estrechos de Magallanes y San Vicente.” In de Nodal: Relacion del Viage ….
ca. 1580Carta del Estrecho Magallanes, Parte Oriental, imputada a Sarmiento de Gamboa.
ca. 1523Chart of Caribbean and South America.
1645-46“Suydfyde van tierra del Fuego ….” [Southern Tierra del Fuego] In Iovrnael van de Nassausche Vloot … In de Jaren 1623, 1624, 1625, en 1626. Amsterdam: Johannes Janssonius.
1507Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii aliorum que lustrationes. (“A drawing of the whole earth following the tradition of Ptolemy and the travels of Amerigo Vespucci and others”) (with detail view of southern tip of South America).
1925Monumenta cartographica: Reproductions of unique and rare maps, plans and views in the actual size of the originals; accompanied by cartographical monographs. The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff.
2008Rio Santa Cruz, showing FitzRoy/Darwin 1834 expedition.
2009Compare routes of HMS Beagle and Australis ships.
Note: Route chart derived from Zagier & Urruty Patagonian & Fuegian Channels chart listed below.
2008Patagonian & Fuegian Channels, Chilean Fjords Cruise Chart. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Zagier & Urruty Publications.
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