World Map


One of the first maps to use the word America, this is a highly accurate map for Da Vinci's time. While Europe is enlarged, the other aspects of this map are mostly correct.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

“Leonardo Da Vinci's Mappamundi.” ODT Maps,

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  • Leonardo da Vinci

Image Date: 

circa. 1508