Old World Maps

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Never wondered how world used to look like in the eyes of our ancestors?

All these beautifully stilished and colored maps are not the proof of forgotten days, but the beginning of questions and discoveries. Some of them were made before Columbus findings, and belong to the 15th century and before. The others are made after that time and are pretty close to the ones we have today.   

Before Columbus 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Columbus 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Irina Alexandra is a young entrepreneur and architect, with a passion for miracles and weirdness of life.

She has been writing articles on Weirdomatic for the last 7 years in a search for all the amazing things we tend to ignore.

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2 Responses to “Old World Maps”

  1. the chinese one is surprisingly acurate

  2. Are one of these maps the Voynich Fragment in Equidistant Projection that predates Magellan’s voyage in Mercator Projection?

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