London, United Kingdom
17th Century Nautical Map Of The Atlantic
Library Of Congress
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17th Century nautical map of the Atlantic Ocean. Historical portolan chart showing the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent continents. Portolan charts are navigational maps based on realistic descriptions of harbours and coasts. Along with the Atlantic, this chart shows the southeast Pacific Ocean, southwest Indian Ocean and the continents of South America, Africa, Europe, and parts of North America and Asia. Created by Pascal Roiz in 1633.
May 10th, 2013
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