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Cantino planisphere[edit]

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Original – The Cantino planisphere, completed by un unknown Portuguese cartographer in 1502, is one of the most precious cartographic monuments of all times. It depicts the world, as it became known to the European after the great exploration voyages of the end of the fifteenth and beggining of the sixteenth century to the Americas, Africa and India. It is now kept in the Biblioteca Universitaria Estense, Modena, Italy
Reason
A high resolution reproduction of a precious and gorgeous map
Articles in which this image appears
Cantino planisphere, Age of Discovery, Pedro Álvares Cabral, Inter caetera
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Diagrams, drawings, and maps/Maps
Creator
Alvesgaspar (talk)
  • Support as nominator --Alvesgaspar (talk) 15:35, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support EV is excellent. --WingtipvorteX PTT 21:22, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support per nom. Brandmeistertalk 21:24, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Comment The caption for this nomination tells me more about the image than the image's description page, which basically tells me nothing. Can you add some info to the description page? – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 22:07, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support Thanks! – Kerαunoςcopiagalaxies 09:52, 19 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support High level of detail and very high EV. --ELEKHHT 23:38, 16 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Support Very high educational value. Sophus Bie (talk) 09:35, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Promoted File:Cantino planisphere (1502).jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 15:40, 25 May 2013 (UTC)