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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi
Scope and content
Ruscelli's map of the world from his Geografia, the first double hemisphere world map to appear in an Atlas.The right hemisphere represents the Old World and the left the New World.Terra Incognita is distinctly shown as a land bridge linking Asia and North America with its coastline labeled Littus incognitum. There is no southern continent.
Conditions of access
Can be viewed in the presence of an earl
y cartographic archivist
10 Item no. assigned by LAC 10
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Creator / Provenance
From: La geografia di Clavdio Tolomeo Alessandrino
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
Shirley, Entry 110
Phillips, Entry 371
Availability of other formats note
World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
Other system control no.
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