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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript ch...

Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic... more

Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat : [Mediterraneo e Europa] /

Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures ...

Diagrammatic map of weights and measures in use in 27 Mediterranean and European seaports. Oriented with north to the right. Each port city is represented by a vignette of a prominent local tower and the vignet... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center lef... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa] /

[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest ...

Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. ... more

Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas.

Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas.

Based on La Mer Mediterraneʹe divisee enses Principales Parties, ou Mers by Nicolas Sanson. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Carte nouvelle de la mer mediterranee.

Carte nouvelle de la mer mediterranee.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Mare mediterraneum, exhibens oras hispaniæ, galliæ, italiæ, mare hadriaticum, archipelagus, natoliam, ægyptum, levantam, barcam, tripolin, tunetanum, algeriam, fezzam, maurocum.

Mare mediterraneum, exhibens oras hispaniæ, galliæ, italiæ, mare hadri...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

A new chart of the coast of the Mediterranean sea [Material cartográfico] : from Cádiz and Cape Spartel to Cape Pallos and Cape Fallcon

A new chart of the coast of the Mediterranean sea [Material cartográfi...

Escala también expresada en 15 Lieues d'Holande a 15 au Degre; 17'5 lieues d'Espagne a 17 1/2 au Degre; 75 Milles d'Italie et Provence a 75 au Degre.

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

Depths shown by soundings in selected areas. Statement of dedication: To the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk, Rear Admiral of the Blue, and Knight of the Milita... more

Tuscany from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic, ... the Archipelago and Levant, the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea"

Tuscany from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the...

This image has been taken from scan 000132 from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic, ... the Archipelago and Levant, the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea". The title and subject t... more

Libya from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic, ... the Archipelago and Levant, the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea"

Libya from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the A...

This image has been taken from scan 000378 from "The New Sailing Directory for the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic, ... the Archipelago and Levant, the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea". The title and subject t... more

manuscript from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis"

manuscript from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis"

This image has been taken from scan 000703 from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

manuscript from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis"

manuscript from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis"

This image has been taken from scan 000705 from "Excursions in the Mediterranean, Algiers and Tunis". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

Leghorn from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea, comprehending the Coasts of Spain, France and Italy ..., the Coasts of Greece ... and the African Coast, from Tangier to Alexandria"

Leghorn from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and the M...

This image has been taken from scan 000115 from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea, comprehending the Coasts of Spain, France and Italy ..., the Coasts of Greece ... and t... more

rotate-image from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea, comprehending the Coasts of Spain, France and Italy ..., the Coasts of Greece ... and the African Coast, from Tangier to Alexandria"

rotate-image from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000287 from "Sailing Directions for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea, comprehending the Coasts of Spain, France and Italy ..., the Coasts of Greece ... and t... more

Alexandria
River Nile from "Shores of the Mediterranean, with sketches of travel. With engravings"

River Nile from "Shores of the Mediterranean, with sketches of travel....

This image has been taken from scan 000337 from "Shores of the Mediterranean, with sketches of travel. With engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users... more

castles from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, including a visit to the Seven Churches of Asia"

castles from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, including a...

This image has been taken from scan 000360 from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, including a visit to the Seven Churches of Asia". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from... more

Balearic Islands from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, including a visit to the Seven Churches of Asia"

Balearic Islands from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, in...

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, including a visit to the Seven Churches of Asia". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from... more

nature from "Laurie's Sailing Directory for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea; including the Adriatic Sea, the Sea of Marmora, the Euxine ... the Archipelago, the Levant, and the Coast of Africa. Originally composed by J. Purdy. New edition, with many emendations, by A. G. Findlay"

nature from "Laurie's Sailing Directory for the Strait of Gibraltar an...

This image has been taken from scan 000461 from "Laurie's Sailing Directory for the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea; including the Adriatic Sea, the Sea of Marmora, the Euxine ... the Archipelago,... more

Iberian Peninsula from "Winter and Spring on the Shores of the Mediterranean ... Fourth edition"

Iberian Peninsula from "Winter and Spring on the Shores of the Mediter...

This image has been taken from scan 000582 from "Winter and Spring on the Shores of the Mediterranean ... Fourth edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

godolas from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. Adams], etc"

godolas from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and des...

This image has been taken from scan 000195 from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. A... more

Duomo from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. Adams], etc"

Duomo from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descr...

This image has been taken from scan 000105 from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. A... more

Lanterna from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. Adams], etc"

Lanterna from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and de...

This image has been taken from scan 000091 from "The Mediterranean illustrated. Picturesque views and descriptions of its cities, shores and islands. By the author of “The Buried Cities of Campania” [W. H. D. A... more

Tyre
Caesarea.
Sidon
Mediterranean from "Славянскій Міръ. Историко-географическое и этнографическое изслѣдованіе. [With maps, etc.]"

Mediterranean from "Славянскій Міръ. Историко-географическое и этногра...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "Славянскій Міръ. Историко-географическое и этнографическое изслѣдованіе. [With maps, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from t... more

Mediterranean Sea from "[The Two Hemispheres: a popular account of the countries and peoples of the world ... Illustrated, etc.]"

Mediterranean Sea from "[The Two Hemispheres: a popular account of the...

This image has been taken from scan 000220 from volume 02 of "[The Two Hemispheres: a popular account of the countries and peoples of the world ... Illustrated, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image... more

Mediterranean coast from "La Côte d'Azur. [An illustrated description of the Riviera.]"

Mediterranean coast from "La Côte d'Azur. [An illustrated description...

This image has been taken from scan 000029 from "La Côte d'Azur. [An illustrated description of the Riviera.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the ... more

Military from "The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated"

Military from "The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated"

This image has been taken from scan 000235 from "The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Librar... more

on deck from "[The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated.]"

on deck from "[The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000021 from "[The Rulers of the Mediterranean ... Illustrated.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

A German illustration of "freedom of the seas" in war time : [Western Europe and western Mediterranean Sea].

A German illustration of "freedom of the seas" in war time : [Western ...

Shows twenty-nautical-mile zones along Western European coastlines where German submarine mines will be distributed and an adjacent large delimited sector of the North Atlantic Ocean where Allied shipping will ... more

The world has no more beautiful spot than Cannes on the Riviera. It combines all the charm of an ancient civilization with it's romantic villas set in rose draped terraces, and the beauties of untouched Nature. One of the favorite wallks is to the high point of land from which one gets the superb view of the Mediterranean Sea and the capantiles as shown in the photograph. Not only the officers and men of the army, but of the Red Cross and all other worker in France, find rest and good health again in this stirring country

The world has no more beautiful spot than Cannes on the Riviera. It co...

Caption from negative sleeve: Cannes, Dec. 1918. Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Capt. Steele. Date on envelope: ... more

A Flying Fortress of the Northwest African strategic Air force scoring a direct hit in a 400-foot Italian liner which had been converted into a troop carrier. The action took place in the Mediterranean sea

A Flying Fortress of the Northwest African strategic Air force scoring...

Image source: U.S. Army Air Forces, Washington, D.C. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More... more

Gemini V Mission Image - Algeria, Mediterranean Sea, Spain

Gemini V Mission Image - Algeria, Mediterranean Sea, Spain

The original caption reads: Photograph of Algeria, Mediterranean Sea, Balearic Islands, Spain looking north taken during the Gemini V mission during orbit no.43, on August 24, 1965. G.E.T. time was 09:13 / GMT... more

Straits of Gibralter, Mediterranean Sea, Spain as seen from Gemini 10

Straits of Gibralter, Mediterranean Sea, Spain as seen from Gemini 10

S66-45749 (18 July 1966) --- Straits of Gibraltar, Mediterranean Sea, Spain in background, Algeria and Morocco in foreground as seen from Gemini-10 spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

The original caption reads: Photograph looking northeast toward Mediterranean Sea and Libya; docked with Agena number 5005; taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 12 on July 19,1966 . GET time was ... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Morocco/Algeria

Gemini X Mission Image - Morocco/Algeria

The original caption reads: Photograph of Morocco-Algeria: Straits of Gibraltar and Mediterranean Sea in background taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 12 on July 19,1966. GET time was 18:27 / G... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Morocco/Algeria

Gemini X Mission Image - Morocco/Algeria

The original caption reads: Photograph of Morocco-Algeria: Straits of Gibraltar, Mediterranean Sea and Spain in background taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 12 on July 19,1966. GET time was 18... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

The original caption reads: Photograph looking northeast toward Mediterranean Sea and Algeria; docked with Agena number 5005; taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 12 on July 19,1966 . GET time wa... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

The original caption reads: Photograph looking northeast toward Mediterranean Sea and Algeria; Agena number 5003 in distance; docked with Agena number 5005; taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 12... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

The original caption reads: Photograph looking northeast toward Mediterranean Sea; Algeria right; Agena number 5003 in distance; docked with Agena number 5005; taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no.... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Earth Observations

Gemini X Mission Image - Earth Observations

The original caption reads: Photograph of window; mostly sky and Earth limb; Nile Delta, Mediterranean Sea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, and Cyprus taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 10 ... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

Gemini X Mission Image - Docked with Agena No. 5005

The original caption reads: Photograph looking northeast toward Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia and Libya; Agena number 5003 in distance; docked with Agena number 5005; taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit... more

Gemini X Mission Image - Earth Observations

Gemini X Mission Image - Earth Observations

The original caption reads: Photograph of window; mostly sky and Earth limb; Nile Delta, Mediterranean Sea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, and Cyprus taken during the Gemini X mission during orbit no. 10 ... more

Gemini XI Mission Image - Libya/Chad/Niger/Sudan/Egypt

Gemini XI Mission Image - Libya/Chad/Niger/Sudan/Egypt

The original caption reads: Photograph of Libya-Chad-Niger-Sudan-Egypt: looking northeast; Tibesti Mountains and Al Haruj Al Swad; Mediterranean Sea and Great Libyan Sand Sea in background; Altitude 210; taken ... more

Gemini XI Mission Image - Algeria/Libya/Chad/Niger

Gemini XI Mission Image - Algeria/Libya/Chad/Niger

The original caption reads: Photograph of Algeria-Libya-Chad-Niger: looking northeast; Al Haruj Al Swad and Great Sand Deserts; Mediterranean Sea and Gulf of Sirte in background; Altitude 175; taken during the ... more

Gemini XI Mission Image - Algeria/Libya/Chad/Niger

Gemini XI Mission Image - Algeria/Libya/Chad/Niger

The original caption reads: Photograph of Algeria-Libya-Chad-Niger: looking northeast; Al Haruj Al Swad and Great Sand Deserts; Mediterranean Sea and Gulf of Sirte in background; Altitude 190; taken during the ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - SINAI PENINSULA - POINTS OF INTEREST - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - SINAI PENINSULA - POINTS ...

S66-54893 (14 Sept. 1966) --- Near East area as seen from the orbiting Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 26th revolution of Earth. The United Arab Republic (Egypt) is in foreground. Triangular-shaped area is the ... more

Gemini XI Mission Image - Egypt/Middle East

Gemini XI Mission Image - Egypt/Middle East

The original caption reads: Photograph of Egypt-Jordan-Saudi Arabia-Lebanon-Syria-Iraq-Turkey-Israel looking north; Red Sea, Dead Sea, Sea of Galilee, Mediterranean Sea, Suez Canal, Euphrates River Sinai; taken... more

AS07-07-1765 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Cyprus, Turkey, Mediterranean Sea

AS07-07-1765 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Cyprus, Turkey, Mediterran...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Cyprus,Turkey,Mediterranean Sea. Dark,High oblique. Cloud Cover 20%. Altitude: 127 miles. Latitude: 35 degrees 00' North,Longitude: 23 degrees 00... more

AS07-11-2007 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Egypt

AS07-11-2007 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Egypt

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Egypt,Israel,Jorden,Mediterranean Sea and Suez Canal. Dark, low oblique. Cloud Cover 25%. Altitude: 126 miles. Latitude: 32' degrees 00' North,Lon... more

Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, as seen from the Apollo 7

Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, as seen from the Apo...

Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, Sinai Peninsula, United Arab Republic (Egypt), Mediterranean Sea, as seen from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during its 13th revolution of the earth. Photographed from an altitude of 126 nau... more

A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 (HC-4) CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts a partially dismantled Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 9 (HS-9) SH-3H Sea King helicopter from the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) to carry it to the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67)

A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 (HC-4) CH-53E Super Stallion he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Lipski Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AS09-23-3515 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation - North Africa and Spain

AS09-23-3515 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation -...

The original database describes this as: Description: Oblique Earth Observation taken by the Apollo 9 crew. View is of North Africa, Mediterranean Sea and Spain. Film magazine was D,film type was SO-368 Ektach... more

AS09-23-3517 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation - Libya

AS09-23-3517 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation -...

The original database describes this as: Description: Oblique Earth Observation taken by the Apollo 9 crew. View is of Libya,Tripoli and the Mediterranean Sea. Film magazine was D,film type was SO-368 Ektachro... more

AS09-23-3516 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation - Libya

AS09-23-3516 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation -...

The original database describes this as: Description: Oblique Earth Observation taken by the Apollo 9 crew. View is of Libya, Tripoli and the Mediterranean Sea. Film magazine was D,film type was SO-368 Ektachr... more

AS09-23-3520 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation - Crete and Mediterranean Sea

AS09-23-3520 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation -...

The original database describes this as: Description: Oblique Earth Observation taken by the Apollo 9 crew. View is of the Island of Crete and the Mediterranean Sea. Film magazine was D,film type was SO-368 Ek... more

Apollo 10 view of the Earth

Apollo 10 view of the Earth

AS10-34-5026 (18-26 May 1969) --- An Apollo 10 photograph of Earth taken from 100,000 miles away. Visible are many areas of Europe and Africa. Among the features and countries identifiable are Portugal, Spain, ... more

A view looking down at crewmen as they perform maintenance on a Tartar missile launcher aboard the guided missile cruiser USS COLUMBUS (CG-12)

A view looking down at crewmen as they perform maintenance on a Tartar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 David Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Southern Italy

Southern Italy

SL2-05-359 (22 June 1973) --- This rare cloud free view of southern Italy (41.0N, 16.0E) shows almost all of the famous `boot' configuration of the peninsula up to just north of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. The l... more

Entire Island of Crete

Entire Island of Crete

SL2-05-364 (22 June 1973) --- Lying in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the entire Island of Crete (35.0N, 25.0E) can be seen in great detail in this cloud free view. The volcanic origins of this island can also ... more