?1580, Orbis Terrae Compendiosa
Descriptio, maker and place of origin unknown
Based on the work of Mercator, this map shows the increased knowledge
and accuracy that resulted from sixteenth-century explorations.
Although the Western Hemisphere is still a bit distorted, the location
(if not the exact shape) of Australia is definite ly known. The
verse at the bottom reads: "A large slice which depicts an aspect
of the lands of the globe, a famous work drawn from the Artist:
You are made able to see me, you will see an imitation of the globe
duplicated in you - even you are like the world."
1607, Designatio Orbis Christiani,
Jodocus Hondius, place of origin unknown.
1699, A New Map of the World,
According to Marcator's [sic] projection, Shewing the Course
of Capt. Cowley's Voyage Round it, London, H. Moll
1703, Repraesentatio Geographica
Itineris Maritimi... Munich, H. Scherer
A view from the North Pole, showing the course of Magellan's circumnavigation
of the globe.
1780, Planisphere suivant
la projection de Mercator, maker and place of origin unknown.
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