Oldest map of the New World

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Oldest map of the New World

Oldest map of the New World engraved on a 500-year-old ostrich egg, circa 1500s. Dating back to 1504, the Ostrich Egg Globe is significant because it is the first globe that includes the New World on it. The New World portion is highly inaccurate – North America is depicted as a cluster of islands – […]

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