Published by J. H. Colton, New York, 1857
It is interesting that this map is entitled "Patagonia", treating
it as a discrete geographical entity. Nevertheless, its political status
was less settled. A note at the head of the map reads: "That portion
of Patagonia east of the Andes is claimed by the Argentine Republic, and
all west including the Islands, is occupied by Chili." Surprisingly,
degrees of longitude are expressed relative to Washington.
Caution: There are some inaccuracies, especially in the depiction of the