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Rare Early America Map By Martin Waldseemueller Found In Germany

8 Jul
Waldseemüller map is the first map to include ...

Waldseemüller map is the first map to include the name “America” and the first to depict the Americas as separate from Asia. There is only one surviving copy of the map, which was purchased by the Library of Congress in 2001 for $10 million. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rare Early America Map By Martin Waldseemueller Found In Germany

“Researchers in Germany have chanced upon a rare early 16th century map of America by the cartographer who named the continent.” Huffington Post

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