The biggest mistakes in mapmaking history - Kayla Wolf
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You can take an interactive 3D virtual tour of the mappae mundi here and zoom in on some of the more fantastical details!
Stanford University has a whole exhibit of all the maps of California as an island and you can check it out virtually here.
Curious about how one of history’s most renowned mapmakers could draw such an incorrect map with a magical rock at the north pole? Here’s an article that digs into Mercator’s North Pole map a bit more.
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