The title of this 1684 map translates as “Map of Louisiana, or the Voyages of the Sieur de La Salle.” Although La Salle successfully explored the Mississippi River from the Illinois River to the Gulf of Mexico, the map mistakenly places the mouth of the Mississippi in present-day Texas.
|Creator||Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis (mapmaker)|
|Time Periods||French Colonial Period|
|Repository||Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division|
|ID Number||G3300 1684 .F7 1896 TIL|
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