One of the first maps of the new world Johannes Ruysch made this map using a polar projection which includes an extensive view of South America islands of the West Indies and a portion of North America The World Map from Ruysch appeared for the first time among the Tabulae Novae in some copies of the Rome edition of Ptolemys Geography Ruyschs map illustrates a number of significant geographic features more correctly than before especially along the easterly sea route to the Orient which was of prime importance to early sixteenthcentury Europeans An incredible historical piece
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