Here There Be Dragons - TV Tropes
The Here There Be Dragons trope as used in popular culture. In old times, mapmaking was a fairly imprecise task, due to the lack of advanced technology for …
Ysi Earth Map II by Naeddyr on DeviantArt
The projection of the map is done by two Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area hemispheres, arranged south-pole to south-pole (instead of the more usual east-sid... Ysi Earth Map II
De ‘Haarlemmermeer-kaart’ uit 1591
DE ‘HAARLEMMERMEER-KAART’ UIT 1591 HEEFT HEEMSTEEDSE OORSPRONG; ambachtsheer Vincent van Lockhorst verstrekte opdracht aan landmeter en kaartmaker Pieter Bruinsz. “Op eene…
The Mappamundi, the oldest original map in the AGSL holdings, was produced in 1452 by the Venetian cartographer Giovanni Leardo. The circular map, considered the finest example of a medieval wall map in the Western Hemisphere, shows the known world consisting of only Europe, Asia and Africa.
Old map of Besancon
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases
Depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period. (Informations and images from Wikipedia) update: due to an excess of page views for this particular post, we are obliged to reduce temporarily the big images in...
Oronteus Finaeus map Antarctica - ice free! (Oronteus Fineus map)
The Oronteus Fineus map (Oronteus Fineus map) shows an ice free Antarctica. Drawn in 1532. Maps showing Greenland as two separated islands
Chapter 6 - Cartography and Designing of Maps
Cartography, from the Latin word c(h)art(a), carte and graphy, is the art and science of representing a geographic area graphically. Maps, like all other manifestations of graphic design convey some specific information to an intended audience. Such information can be geographical, socio-political, cultural environmental, agricultural, economical, astronomical and so on . Old maps contain historical information about geopolitics of various eras. Thus, maps reveal many facts, not only on…
Carta Marina, map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus - 1539 Poster by paulrommer
Blank walls suck, so bring some life to your dorm, bedroom, office, studio, wherever,Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper,Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements,Includes a 3/16 inch (5mm) white border to assist in framing