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1561 Carta Marina Nvova Tavola

Engraved mariner's map of the world. The land masses are shown with little interior detail but with number of coastal place names. The North American continent with the northwestern coastline extending to join Asia. Includes the earliest depiction of California peninsula and Florida. The continent is nearly divided by a large inland sea. Mass of land joining North America to North Europe. In the Northeast the Montagna Verde appears just below an isthmus that connects to Greenland and then onto Scandinavia. Relief shown pictorially.
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