World Map, 1628


This is a 1628 map by Robert Vaughan showing the latest discoveries by explorers like Sir Francis Drake, Magellan, Oliverus Van der Noort and Thomas Cavendish circumnavigating the world. Interestingly, it shows a southern continent with an interesting description saying that it is as yet unknown but for a few coastlines.


Pacific | Pacific Region Maps




Share


Armed Forces | Art and Culture | Articles | Biographies | Colonies | Discussion | Glossary | Home | Library | Links | Map Room | Sources and Media | Science and Technology | Search | Student Zone | Timelines | TV & Film | Wargames |


by Stephen Luscombe