Map of the World

Map of the World

Original Title: Planiglobii Terrestris cum Utroq Hemisphærio Cælesti Generalis Repræsentatio

(The World with both Celestial Hemispheres Generally Presented)

Year: c1716

Language: Latin

Creator: Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724)

Item Code: 15170

Shows routes of Magellan and other explorers. Includes inset drawings showing the north and south celestial spheres, the position of the sun in summer and winter, and natural events including a volcanic eruption, earthquake, whirlpool, and rainbow. Latin text at bottom accompanies the drawings of natural events.

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Related subjects: World, Celestial Maps, Science