"A Chart of the Streights of Magellan", Moll, Herman
Subject: Southern South America
Period: 1745 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.6 x 7 inches
26.9 x 17.8 cm
Detailed copper engraving of the Strait of Magellan with anchorages and hazards carefully noted. Tierra del Fuego is labeled "King Charles's South Land" with a notation that it is "A rocky Mountainous Desolate Land the Tops of the Mountains Covered with Snow". Table included the names of several islands in the straight. Simple title block and a compass rose.