This is a scarce separate-issue 1828 map of North America and South America by C. F. Weiland. It covers the entire western hemisphere in its entirety from the Arctic south to Cape Horn, including the West Indies and the Falkland and South Shetland Islands. Various important cities, rivers, lakes, islands, mountains and other topographic features. This map predates the Mexican American War consequently most of California, New Mexico, and Texas are Spanish Territory. The Pacific coast of the United States is here identified as ‘New Albion', a name given to the region by Sir Francis Drake, after he explored it and claimed it for England in 1579.The Spanish colonies in South America won their independence in 1823 led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose de San Martin of Argentina. In Brazil, Dom Pedro I became first emperor after proclaiming the country's independence in 1822. This map was created by C. F. Weiland and published by the Weimar Geographical Institute.