Those Travels that Changed the World...

Don’t miss this special issue of Le Point: “Ces voyages qui ont changé le monde”.

Lost Anchor from George Vancouver’s Ship Recovered Aug18

Lost Anchor from George Vancouver’s Ship Recovered...

An anchor, suspected to be a lost anchor of the HMS Chatham, one of George Vancouver’s ships, has been recently recovered.

Millions in Gold and Silver Recovered from Shipwreck Aug10

Millions in Gold and Silver Recovered from Shipwreck...

Odyssey Marine Exploration started to recover more than 13,500 gold and silver coins, from the SS Central America shipwreck.

The Land of Heart’s Delight – Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island...

The Northwest Coast of North America was the last part of the continent to be explored by Europeans. This book tells the story of these explorers.

La Salle’s Shipwreck – An Exceptional Archeological Find...

Discovered in 1996 on the gulf coast of Texas, after having been submerged for more than 300 years, La Belle shipwreck is the story about the last expedition of 17th century French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle.

Santa Maria’s Shipwreck: Has it Been Discovered?...

Marine explorer Barry Clifford announces that he may have discovered the shipwreck of Columbus’ Santa Maria.

Routes of Early Explorers – World Map...

Here is a world map showing the routes and voyages of early explorers (1340-1600).

Maps: California Was an Island...

The great story of 2 centuries of maps showing California as an island.

An Exhibit Explores Art in the Margins of Maps...

Marginalia in cARTography examines the imagery displayed in the margins of maps, from the 13th to the 20th century.

A Book about Johann Ruysch’s World Map

Could you imagine that we can see corrections on copper plates or wood blocks of early 16th century maps and discover which changes were made from the time they were first printed to later printings?

Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia...

Imagine more than 100 maps, atlases and globes, in a major cartography exhibition at the National Library of Australia. We are sharing 6 fascinating videos made about the exhibit and its maps.

Cartography of the New World – Part 3...

A number of cartographers produced globes in these early years of the sixteenth century.

Cartography of the New World – Part 2

One hundred years ago, when this article was written, the Caverio map and the Waldseemüller globe had just been discovered.

Cartography of the New World – Part 1...

An extensive and fascinating article reviewing the early cartography of the New World.

Louisiana Early Explorers...

They canoed 2,837 miles from Trois-Rivières to New Orleans on the steps of 17th and 18th explorers.