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1797-portolan-chart

This 1797 chart uses a Mercator projection. Devised by Gerardus Mercator in these projections, with their perpendicular lines of latitude and longitude, dominated nautical cartography by the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps | DiscoverMagazine.com

John Wolter/A Portolan Atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and Western European Waters/Library of Congress

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8 Best Images of Old World Maps Printable Free - Free Printable Vintage World Map, Old World Map Columbian Exchange and Free Printable Antique World Map

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps. Fascinating article and gorgeous map.

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Képtalálat a következőre: „forma urbis romae”

Rome map: the document is almost as tall as a two-story building. Here's how a century archaeologist made the best map of the most mapped city in history.

Map of the World, ~1450 (Fra Mauro) | My 5 Favorite Maps: Bill Rankin - CityLab

The Fra Mauro Map. This map of the world depicts Asia, Africa and Europe and is "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography" according to Roberto Almagià. It was made around 1450 by the Italian monk Fra Mauro.

Pirro Ligorio, Map of Rome, Lossi reprint, 1773 (one of twelve parts)

Pirro Ligorio, Anteiquae urbis imago, Lossi reprint, Map in 12 parts of Ancient Rome recreated by Ligorio from his knowledge of ancient reliefs.