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Indonesia - Banda

The Banda sea is located in eastern Indonesia, between Sulawesi and Irian Jaya. These maps cover a small group of small islands that are today called "Kepulauan Banda", Bandanaira. These islands are located in the northeastern part of the Banda Sea.

deBry, 1599

An early map of the three main Banda islands, with little or no real detail about the islands.

Dudley, 1646

Chart of the Banda Islands, along with Celebes (Sulawesi) and various other islands in Indonesia.

Jansson, 1650

A more detailed chart of the Banda Islands, covering a larger area than the deBry map.

Valentyn, 1774

Three maps showing different parts of the Banda Islands. Top is the west, middle is center, and bottom is the southeast.