Monday, January 3, 2011

World Map 16th Century

Description: World map of the Portuguese cartographer Domingo Teixeira drawn in 1573 with the sea routes of Vasco da Gama and Hernando de Magallanes. Moreover the map shows the the meridian of Tordesillas, which devided the new discovered lands between Spain and Portugal.

(Highest res.: jpg, 5000 x 2447 pixel, 254 dpi, file size: 2,51 MB)