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Abraham Ortelius: Tartariae Sive Magni Chami Regni

Map: tempMid
 
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: Tartariae Sive Magni Chami Regni
Date: 1598
Published: Antwerp
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: AS1120
Description:
This is arguably one of the most important and more famous of the maps in Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, due to its early representation of the Anian (Bering Straits), boosting Europeans awareness of the north Pacific. The map is based on Ortelius’ 1564 wall map of the world and his 1567 wall map of Asia. His Asia map in turn was based on Gastadli’s map of 1561.