The Genoese map is a 1457 world map. The map relied extensively on the account of the traveler to Asia Niccolo da Conti, rather than the usual source of Marco Polo. The author is not known, but is a more modern development than the Fra Mauro world map, with fairly good proportions given to each continents. The map also depicts a three-masted European ship in the Indian Ocean, something which had not occurred yet at the time.
- Whitfield 1998, p. 36
- Whitfield, Peter (1998). New Found Lands: Maps in the History of Exploration. Routledge. ISBN 9780415920261.
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