Carta da navegar de Nicolo et Antonio Zeni furono in Tramontana lano M.CCC.LXXX [cartographic material].

Zeno, Niccolò, -approximately 1395 [Browse]
[London] : [published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1873].
  • (W 60°00'--E 15°00/N 75°00'--N 55°00').
  • 1 map : b&w ; 28 X 38 cm.


Library of Congress genre(s)
  • Carbon facsimile of the Zeno Map, of doubtful authenticity, published in 1558.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and fictional or mislabeled islands of Frisland, Estland, and Icaria and landmasses of Tramontana, Grolandia, Estotiland, and Drogeo are shown.
  • Map shows latitude in degrees and lines of longitude.
  • From: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 43 (1873), pp. 156-206; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v. 43 1873
  • Issued to accompany article: The site of the lost colony of Greenland determined, and pre-Columbian discoveries of America confirmed, from 14th century documents / by R. H. Major, F.S.A., Secretary R.G.S. Read before the Royal Geographical Society, June 9, 1873.
  • Issued with: I. Sketch map of the countries referred to in the Zeno narrative. Call number: G9111. A8 1873 .R6 -- II. Map of the Færöe Islands, to illustrate the route of Nicolo Zeno. Call number: G9111. A85 1873 .R6 -- III. Sketch chart of the south west of Greenland, from the Danish Admiralty Survey, corrected to 1873. With Professor Rafn's adaptation of the ancient sites from Ivar Bardsen's chorography. Call number: G3381. A8 1873 .R6
Geographic coverage
Map shows North Atlantic, Greenland, Iceland,coast of Norway.
Other format(s)
  • Available also online through: Princeton University Libraries, Digital Map & Geographic Data Web site.
  • Online version of companion article available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member institutions only.
Other title(s)
  • [Zeno map]
  • Scoprimento dell'Isole Frislanda, Eslanda, Engrouelanda, Estotilanda, & Icaria. In Venetia: Per Francesco Marcolini, 1558.
Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London Vol. 43 (1873), p. 156-206. London : John Murray
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