Map Of The World Before Columbus

In addition to being a cartographer piri reis served in the turkish navy for which he held the rank of admiral. Columbus confusion about the new world the european discovery of america opened possibilities for those with eyes to see. The mercator world map of 1569 is titled nova et aucta orbis terrae descriptio ad usum navigantium emendate accommodata renaissance latin for new and more complete representation of the terrestrial globe properly adapted for use in navigation.

map of the world before columbus