This is a beautiful example of Stieler's 1873 map of the southern part of South America. It covers the southern part of the continent including Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Uruguay, Paraguay and parts of Brazil and Bolivia. Two inset maps along the right border detail the Bay of Rio de Janeiro city of Rio de Janeiro. Map is highly detailed with both political and physical data. Various cities, mountains, roads, rivers and an assortment of additional topographical details are noted. Printed to a high production standard, as was typical of German and especially Perthes/Stieler maps of this period. Published by the Justus Perthes firm for issue as plate no. 49 c. in the 1873 edition of Stieler's Hand-Atlas.