Antique Map of Hispaniola, Island of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic and Haiti)

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-Language: Spanish

Created / Published: Paris : Gravé par Régmer et Dourdet, 1858. Published by the care of Mr. Méndez , Head of the French Engineers Battalion, Knight of the Imperial Order of the Legion of Honor and according to the orders of the Excellent President of the Dominican Republic.

Contributor: Schomburgk, Robert H. (Robert Hermann), 1804-1865

Credit: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

This 1858 historical, antique map of Hispaniola, also known as Santo Domingo, is an island in the Caribbean archipelago, the Greater Antilles. Hispaniola is the site of the first permanent European settlement in the Americas, La Navidad founded by Christopher Columbus on his voyages in 1492 and 1493 of what is now a part of the northeastern coast of Haiti, as well as the first permanent city Santo Domingo, the modern-day capital of the Dominican Republic. The colonial terms Saint-Domingue and Santo Domingo are sometimes still applied to the whole island.

- Shows boundary between Haiti and Dominican Republic in blue.

- Relief shown by contours.

- Includes notes, inset map of  the plan of the City of Santo Domingo, its contours, and distance tables.