The Americas, from de Wit's Atlas of 1689

The Americas, from de Wit's Atlas of 1689

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Caption: Historical map of The Americas. This is taken from the World Atlas of Frederick de Wit, dated 1689. Note that explorers had mapped all of South America and much of North America, although Alaska is absent. Note also that California is shown as an island, and that America is depicted as being joined to Greenland.

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