Map of the Marquesa Islands, 1774-04
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.
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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper
Language of Materials
Original geographic information
Marquises, Îles [subject]
Finding aid date
- From the File: Wales, William, 1734 - 1798 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)