Ortelius's map of Asia, 1570

Ortelius's map of Asia, 1570

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Caption: Ortelius's map of Asia. This map is from the 1570 first edition of Theatrum orbis terrarum ('Theatre of the World'). Drawn by the Flemish mapmaker Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598), and published by Gilles Coppens de Diest in Antwerp, this collection of 53 maps is considered to be the first true modern atlas.

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