Scale bar at bottom right is in German miles., The map is crisply engraved and decorated with title set in strapwork cartouche at bottom left. Map depicts a sea monster south of Madagascar, and a sea battle off the coast of C. Negro., Latitude and longitude coordinates are given on all four sides of the map. Details drawn from Richard L. Betz, The mapping of Africa : a cartobibliography of printed maps of the African continent to 1700. 't Goy-Houten : Hes & de Graaf, c2007, p. 211-213., Probably extracted from the Atlas minor (Gerhard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius) Amsterodami: Iudoci Hondij. Arnhemi, 1607., Restored and hinged between acid-free boards.