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Ramusio's Delle Nava Gationi, 1565

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This woodcut appeared in a book written in 1565 by Giovanni Battista Ramusio, "Delle Navigationi et Viaggi," that described the newly discovered area of New England, and included references to the mythical land of Norumbega, as well as Narraganset Bay (Port de Refugio). pp. 424-425

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  • Title: Ramusio's Delle Nava Gationi, 1565
  • Creator: Ramusio, Giovanni Battista
  • Creation Date: 1565
  • Subject Date: 1565
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: QJ 910 B63 v. 3
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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North America--Maps--Early works to 1800

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