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Early Maps for Navigating the World

Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by brian eiland, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. brian eiland

    brian eiland Senior Member

    Jul 28, 2004
    St Augustine, Fl and Thailand
    This is an interesting bit of triva that a gentlman Pericles posted on another forum subject I participate in

    The Kangnido 1402 AD map from Korea shows Africa to almost the exact same shape as the Ming Empire Da Ming Hun Yi Tu of 1389 AD

    Zheng He's 1418/1763 AD integrated map.

    Here are answers to criticisms of the Zheng He map by its owner Liu Gang.

    Astonishing achievements!