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By Kate Wiles
Kate Wiles highlights the Ottoman cartographer Piri Re'is and his charts, which blend navigation and art.
A look at John Ogilby's Britannia road atlas of 1675.
Kate Wiles introduces a depiction of the earth's surface as it might have looked when the ‘Atlantean race’ was at its height.
Kate Wiles explores a unique nautical chart, designed to be understood only by its creator.
Kate Wiles provides context for the first European image of the Aztec capital, razed by the Spanish in 1521.
The rebuilding of London required an image of what had been lost. Kate Wiles shares one such survey from 1669.
Kate Wiles surveys one of the world's oldest surviving maps, prepared for a quarrying expedition led by Ramesses IV.
Kate Wiles introduces a map highlighting the diversity of indigenous tribes that was in danger of being lost.
A Japanese map produced during the Second World War encouraged children to follow the Empire's military effort, explains Kate Wiles.
By Dean Nicholas
Posted 25th April 2016, 13:58
A German map published in 1507 was the first to name the continent.