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Scope and content
Map shows new discoveries such as the connection of North and South America. North America bears the inscription "Terra del laboratore" while South America has "Mondo Nova", Map also shows the separation of North America from Asia and the spuriousness of an Arctic archipego while no land mass is present for Antarctic.
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Copy negative c95232
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Engraver: Bordone, Benedetto.
Several of the islands appearing on the map contain numbers which refer the user to other maps in the atlas.
Two lines of text appear along bottom of sheet. On verso: right hand side includes text with DD appearing at end of text.
Relief shown pictorially.
Source of title
Citation / reference note
Shirley, R. "The Mapping of the World", no 59, plate 55.
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967.
World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
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