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.

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

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