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dc.descriptionElliptical projection. South America is the typical potato shape. Water area above North America connects the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. The unknown Australia encircles the globe below all known areas. Fluffy clouds in the corners. Carouche at bottom with a quotation from Cicero.
dc.format.extent33 x 48.7 cm, framed
dc.titleTypus orbus terrarum.
dc.format.resolution600 dpi x 600 dpi
dc.contributor.engraverHogenberg, Frans, approximately 1539-1590
dc.contributor.cartographerOrtelius, Abraham, 1527-1598

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  • George T. Abell Map Collection [101]
    Cartographic collection which includes maps of the world, the British Isles, Pacific Ocean, North and South America, the Western Hemisphere, and the United States. Dates range from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

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