Carta Marina 1539

Olaus Magnus

Carta Marina 1539 Olaus Magnus

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Fredriksonin karttakokoelma
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Carta Marina satellite images
Ancient mariners surprise oceanographers (pdf-file) Peter Miller tells how satellite imagery unlocked the long lost secrets of the Carta Marina map (credit James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota) drawn by Olaus Magnus almost 500 years ago.

Rossby, H.T., and P.I. Miller, Ocean eddies in the 1539 Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus, Oceanography, 16 (4), 77-88. (3 MB PDF file)

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