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Carta Marina, Olaus Magnus' detailed illustrated1529 map of Scandinavia #maps #history #old

The Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus is the earliest detailed map of the Nordic countries. It took twelve years to finish. The first copies were printed in 1539 in Venice. Its existence had.

Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.

Fortress of Alanya (Turkey) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. Illuminated Manuscript by Piri Reis, originally composed in 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent")

The first Australian map of the entire Antarctic continent first published in 1939.

The first Australian map of the entire Antarctic continent - The map was first published in 1939

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ancient chinese view of the world | The Ebstorf map of the world drawn in about 1234. Clickon the map to ...

The Ebstorf map of the world, An elaborated version of the common medieval…

Antique Map of China

Antique Map of China Antique Map of China, Hainan Region 1820

1812 Map of the Great Fire of Moscow by Russian Army Topographers

1812 Map of the Great Fire of Moscow by Russian Army Topographers A huge fire devastated the Russian city, destroying an estimated what would later go on to become the capital. The shaded portions of the map depict the areas damaged by the flames

Carte de l’édition limitée du sud-est, 16 "x 22" carte au Trésor, naufrages, carte du naufrage, golfe du Mexique, vieilles cartes de Trésor, Trésor de pièces de monnaie

Carte de l’édition limitée du sud-est, 16 "x 22" carte au Trésor, naufrages, carte du naufrage, golfe du Mexique, vieilles cartes de Trésor, Trésor de pièces de monnaie

Amazing Maps: Classic Old World Map

Shop Ancient World Forlani Map By Paolo Forlani 1565 Poster created by photos_maps. Personalise it with photos & text or purchase as is!

sea serpent attacking ship

A giant sea-serpent attacks a ship off the coast of Norway on Olaus Magnus’s Carta Marina of Sea monsters on medieval maps run the gamut from menacing giant squids to improbable lion-fish.

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