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America | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

America

America | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first modern atlas and the first to propose a theory of continental drift. Printed in Venice.

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DESCRIPTION
Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first modern atlas and the first to propose a theory of continental drift. Printed in Venice.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:72993
Creation Date: 1576
Creator Name:Magini, Giovanni Antonio
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Collection Name:Parker Maps
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:0052
Original Dimensions:8.25 x 6.125 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Scale [ca. 1:140,000,000]. Published by Apud Haeredes Simonis Galignani de Karera.

RESTRICTED. Caxambas Foundation, Inc.

SUBJECTS
Land
Landforms
Ocean
Cities and towns
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Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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