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View Resource The 1562 Map of America by Diego Gutierrez

This site is a recent addition to an exitsing Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory Project (last reviewed in the April 30, 1999 Scout Report) collection. The 1562 Map of America by Diego Gutierrez has been placed on the Discovery and Exploration Maps Collection page. Truly one of the LOC's greatest treasures, this handsomely engraved 1562 map of the Americas comes complete with images of sea...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/general-maps/about-this-coll...
View Resource Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

This site is an addition to an existing Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory Project (last reviewed in the April 30, 1999 Scout Report) collection. The new resource, Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theater of the World), was published in 1570 and "considered the first true atlas in the modern sense." Located in the special atlases presentation section on the General Map...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/general-maps/about-this-coll...
View Resource Historical Maps

The James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota provides the Historical Maps page as part of their main Web site. Users can view more than fifty maps online, each of which contain a short description of what the map is depicting. One example is a navigational map of Africa and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans that was designed to illustrate the first Dutch expedition to Java undertaken by...

https://www.lib.umn.edu/bell