Universal Atlas

Universal Atlas Map No. 2. America


Map No. 2. America

Size: 410 x 534 mm.

Mathematical elements: The North, South, equator and tropic of Cancer are marked. Orientation: East.

Latitude scale: 1o = 8 mm.

League scale: 1 league = 1 mm.

Three compass roses with 32 radii and a cross to mark the East.
Illustrations: Coats of arms of Spain (Castile and Aragon) and flags.

The frames around the chart are the same as those in the 1561 Atlas.

Ludmila Kildushevskaya
Russian National Library
(Fragment of the Universal Atlas of Diogo Homem commentary volume)


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