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

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

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.