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.

What Columbus Believed About the Earth...

Columbus’ misconceptions inspired a voyage which would never have won backers had the truth been known.

Defining Lines: Cartography in the Age of Empire...

An exhibition reminds us that, at the time of empires, maps were more than just tools for the explorers to find their way.

Carta Marina 1516: A New Approach to Map Making...

For his 1516 “Carta Marina”, cartographer Waldseemüller changes his approach to map making.