Historical Map Images
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1521?
The 1507 globular map of the world. [St. Die, 1507.]
Map size: 39 x 24 cm.
This is the first globular map to use the term "America" in designating the continents of the New World; here it can be found on what is now South America. The globe gores was originally published to accompany Waldseemüller's Cosmographiae introductio, and a 12-panel planisphere.
Catalog record and call number: TC Wilson Library Bell 1507 mWa Non-Circulating. Please note: Clicking on this link will open a new tab or window depending on your browser.
More on the Waldseemüller's globe gores and life can be found here.