White - de Bry Map - 1590
Permission to use portions of this map given by the
North Carolina Dept. of Archives & History (Publications Dept.)

When Theodore de deBry made this engraving of John White's detailed map of the Outer Banks and the adjacent area, extending from Chesapeake Bay (Cheseoioc Sinus) to Cape Lookout, he published the most careful delineation made in the 16th century of any considerable part of the North American coastline.  For a view of the entire map click here.




2008 Kay M. Sheppard