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The art of Cartography

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The art of Cartography

Some beautiful maps showing the grace and detail that comes with being hand drawn. 

This is not a special map but it sure is lovely! 

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This is one of the first maps of South America. Look at the attention to detail... 

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This map was made in 1512 by Georgio Calapodu. It is a Florentine Goldsmith's Map. Note the size and shapes of the continent, especially North America!

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This is an extremely detailed map of Madagascar that was made by the pirates of the area. 

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This is a map that was made in 1812 in Paris. I thought that it was a beautifully accurate map that includes madagascar and many of the small coastal details.

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