Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio - c. 1572
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North America Reproduction
This Ortelius map of America is one of the most recognized and influential maps of America from the 16th Century. Ortelius depicts the discoveries of a number of explorers, but the general shape of America is derived from Gerard Mercator's 21 sheet world map of 1569.
Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
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