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Mendana, Álvaro de, c1542 - 1595 (navigator)


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Map of the Marquesa Islands, 1774-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 102a
Scope and Contents

Discovered by Mendana in 1595 and seen by Captain Cook in the Resolution 1774. The map shows the course of the ship and five islands: Hood’s Island (to the north), Ohevahoa or La Domenica, Ohitahoo or Christina, Onateayo or St. Pedro, and Madga Lina (to the south). The latitude and east and west longitude from Greenwich are indicated in the border. Signed by William Wales.

Dates: 1774-04
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