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The biggest mysteries of cartography

The Ducan`sThis is the somewhat an ominous picture is – one of the the most of large of riddles in the stories the western cartography. Her referred to as simply Card the dunce’s hat- and till now far no one does not know the for, when, where, and by whom it was created.

The only thing that is possible to tell about her with definiteness – this is then the, that it was created somewhere in the 1580-1590 the years. But the sources of diverge even in the definition of the used in it the projection of – some argue that the this is the equidistant tapered system is, others declare, that she is more similar on a technique Mercator’s or Ortelius. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 29, 2013 in civilization, Historical

 

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