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First meteorological map, charting the directions of trade winds and monsoons. Information was collected from navigators familiar with ocean transits, and also from his own tropical experience on St. Helena (1677–1678). On the map, rows of brief…
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In his map, Vespucci does not distinguish between countries or within land masses by lines. Instead, the lines on the map show the enge of land and how it borders with water, primarily oceans and seas. I have also included rivers in this layer…
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