Atlas by Gerardus Mercator

"Atlas" is a seminal work in the field of cartography, offering a collection of maps and scholarly texts that revolutionized the way the world was perceived in the 16th century. The author, a renowned geographer and cartographer, introduces an innovative projection system that allowed for more accurate representation of the spherical world on a flat surface. This work is not only significant for its geographical and cartographical contributions but also for its influence on the way subsequent generations viewed and navigated the world.

The 5559th greatest book of all time


Published
1595
Nationality
Belgian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Latin

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