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The Waldseemüller map, with America highlighted in the bottom left corner

Martin Waldseemüller1507-04

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, United States

The Waldseemüller map or Universalis Cosmographia, is a printed wall map of the world by German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller, originally published in April 1507. It is known as the first map to use the name "America". Public domain; not from the IAMLA collection.

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  • Title: The Waldseemüller map, with America highlighted in the bottom left corner
  • Creator: Martin Waldseemüller
  • Date Created: 1507-04

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