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 Post subject: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:26 am 
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The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended. Urbano Monte’s enormous 1587 map is a unique vision of the world as he knew it.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/201 ... 76714470=1



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 Post subject: Re: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:13 am 
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Thank you Tom, what an amazing piece of history.



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 Post subject: Re: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:19 pm 
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Great link and very interesting. Cheers for posting it........... :g38:


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 Post subject: Re: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:39 pm 
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must have been an exciting time of discovery for those who had the interest and the means..... (enjoyed reading through it)


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 Post subject: Re: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:06 pm 
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Very interesting, thank you Tom.



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