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Title: Mercator's Southern Continent
Authors: Richardson, W A R
Keywords: Maritime history
Maritime navigation
Cartography
Mapmaking
Australia
Bill Richardson
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: The Globe. The Australian Map Circle
Citation: Richardson, W.A.R. 1992. Mercator's Southern Continent. The Globe, Special Issue, 37, 17-21.
Abstract: The age-old concept that a vast southern landmass must of necessity exist to counterbalance that in the northern hemisphere was given graphic expression by many cartographers, including Ptolemy, Johannes Schoener and Oronce Fine, but undoubtedly the most famous one is that depicted by Gerard Mercator.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25693
ISSN: 0811-9511
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