Chronoscope’s oldest map is Ptolemæus’ page about the Adria – drawn in c1250:
Usually not known as a cartographer – but is there anything a genius like Leonardo can not do?
13 maps, e.g. Flandern 1690
33 maps, e.g. Russia 1715
30 maps by Homannianis Heredibus e.g. Italy 1742
Chronoscope’s Atlas provides access to collections of maps. Use the button in the Chrono-Bar or the keyboard shortcut A to select a map.
5 maps, e.g. Mantua 1700
Seutter has learned the craft of cartography at the company of Johann Homann. He moved back to his home town Augsburg to start his own map making company.
30 maps, e.g. London 1741
e.g. Dublin 1853
e.g. Patagonia 1913
15 maps, e.g. From Lubeck to Milan from the 1960s
Just a reminder that the Mercator projection – also used by the Chronoscope – does a terrible job to preserve the relative sizes of countries and continents. In fact Greenland’s north-south distance is only 1.7 times the distance of Madagascar;
2,650 km for Greenland vs. 1,600 km for Madagascar
e.g. Napoleon’s war against Moscow 1869