Origin of the Strait of Anian concept by George Emra Nunn

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  • Geography, Medieval.,
  • Early maps.

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Other titlesThe Strait of Anian concept, Origin of.
Statementby George E. Nunn.
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LC ClassificationsG89.5 .N8
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Pagination3 p. l., 36 p.
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL6736823M
LC Control Number29030165
OCLC/WorldCa5394870

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print. Marinelli 88 offers an hypothesis in three parts — 1° That Gastaldi was the "inventor" of the concept of the Strait of Anian; 2° That Gastaldi made a world map on which the strait was shown according to the booklet of but of which map no copy is now known to exist; 3° That the Zaltieri map is a copy of a portion of this lost Gastaldi map.

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The Strait was a short channel of water between northeastern Asia and northwestern America. Towards the end of the 17th century, the Strait of Anian migrates south, closer to California. In these maps, the Strait joins up with other waterways that stretch across North America, creating the mythical Northwest Passage.

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The mythical shortcut connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans had first appeared in on an Italian map. The name comes from a Chinese province noted by Marco Polo in his travels. With its appearance on subsequent maps, the Strait of Anian, or Northwest Passage, soon became a sought after goal of many explorers.

Sir John Barrow (), a founder and early president of the Royal Geographical Society, served as Second Secretary to the Admiralty for forty years. He was responsible for promoting polar exploration, and published two books on the subject for general readers, both now reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection.

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His goal at the time was a shortcut between Asia and North America, which mapmakers had started to place on maps in the middle s. The strait probably took its name from Ania, a Chinese province mentioned in a edition of Marco Polo 's book; it first appears on a map issued by Italian cartographer Giacomo Gastaldi about Five years later Bolognino Zaltieri issued a map showing a narrow and crooked Strait of Anian separating Asia from the Americas.

The Globus Jagellonicus or Jagiellonian globe, probably made in northern Italy or the south of France and dated to aroundis by some considered to be the oldest existing globe to show the Americas.

It bears a striking resemblance to the Hunt–Lenox Globe, also tentatively dated to which is the second or third oldest known terrestrial globe, after the Erdapfel of Martin Behaim, made.

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Buchan's expedition into the interior of Newfoundland--no. A relation of the discovery of the strait of Anian; made by Pages: The Strait of Anian, another fictional waterway, was mainly based around the sheer belief that a North American passage from Europe to Asia would be awesome.

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Dick G18 September (UTC). The Bering Strait (Russian: Берингов пролив, Beringov proliv, Yupik: Imakpik [1] [2]) is a strait 82 kilometres (51 mi; 44 nmi) wide at its narrowest point, between Cape Dezhnev, Chukchi Peninsula, Russia, the easternmost point (° 43' W) of the Asian continent and Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, USA, the westernmost point (° 05' W) of the North American continent.

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Gastaldi had been the first to formulate the concept of the Strait of Anian, probably named after the Chinese province of Ania that was mentioned in a edition of The Travels of Marco Polo.

This map’s inclusion of Gastaldi's theorized Strait of Anian, a concept that persisted well into the 18th century, makes this a cornerstone work in. Jespersen's History of San Luis Obispo County Interrogatorio of San Luis Indians: position of chief, burial customs San Miguel Indians, usury, dialects San Antonio Indians: marriage customs, musical instruments General characteristics and customs of California Indians The Painted Rock Legendary Strait of Anian Voyage of Cabrillo Of Ferrelo.

Origin of the Strait of Anian concept, (Philadelphia, Priv. print., ), by George E. Nunn (page images at HathiTrust) Handbook of mediæval geography and history / (New York ; Cincinnati: American Book Co., [c]), by Wilhelm Pütz and R. B. Paul (page images at HathiTrust).The origin and dissemination of the theories about the Northwest Passage and the Strait of Anian alone would be enough for a lengthy study.

Yet beyond mere origins, the manner in which explorers reacted to, and eagerly believed their : Brenden Rensink.Get this from a library!

The Strait of Anian; an exhibit of three maps in the James Ford Bell Collection at the University of Minnesota, portraying sixteenth and eighteenth century concepts of the waterway between Asia and America, which is now known as the Bering Strait.

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