The art or technique of making maps or charts.


Source:Recens et integra orbis descriptio, Paris, 1536


Source:Le pôle antarctique by Jacques de Vaux, Le Havre, 1583


Source:Hereford Mappa Mundi
The Hereford Mappa Mundi, about 1300, Hereford Cathedral, England. A classic "T-O" map with Jerusalem at centre, east toward the top, Europe the bottom left and Africa on the right.

An ancient world map: Ortelius World Map "Typvs Orbis Terrarvm" 1570

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