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Septentrionalium terrarum descriptio

First printed map of the North Pole, originally published in 1595.

 

Title: Septentrionalium terrarum descriptio

Creator: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Date: 1613

Published: London, 1748

Identifier: 912.19632 M26

Format: Map

Provenance: Gift of George Weston Ltd.

Rights: Public domain

 

Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.

 

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