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  • The 1562 Map of America - Discovery and Exploration

    Created by Diego Gutiérrez The late fifteenth-century landfall by Christopher Columbus on the island of Guanahani, in the Bahamas, forced open the gates to a whole new world for the Spanish and ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • Discovery and Exploration

    This category documents the discovery and exploration with both manuscripts and published maps. Many of these maps reflect the European Age of Discoveries, dating from the late 15th century to the 17th ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages