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Die Neuwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie ligen

By 1489-1552 Sebastian Munster

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1 map : woodblock print ; 26 x 34 cm. on sheet 32 x 39 cm.Sebastian Münster was a German mapmaker. He created this, the first known map to show the Americas as a connected landmass. The basic shape of South America is outlined but much about North America was still unknown

Topics: America--Discovery and exploration--Maps, Destination Indiana Mapping Indiana Pre-Statehood
Publisher: [Basle : s.n., 1540 or 1574 or 1578?]
Year: 1540
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:dc035/125
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