Title: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio Date: 1595 Author: Gerard Mercator ￼ Description: Gerardus Mercator is perhaps the only figure in the history of cartography whose name has become a household word, and his system of map projectio
Double portrait of G. Mercator and J. Hondius | Sanderus Antique Maps
Old antique map of Asia by S. Münster. | Sanderus Antique Maps
Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art
The world map of the Spanish cartographer, conquistador and explorer Juan de la Cosa created in 1500 is the earliest world map showing part of the Americas. Juan de la Cosa sailed the first 3 voyages with Columbus and was the captain of the Santa María.