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Ortelius World Map

    World map by Ortelius, 1570, incorporating new discoveries by Europeans

Atlases Online

  • Historical Atlas of the World
    Although this online atlas is not up-to-date, with the last edit made 12 years ago, it is a well-organized, user-friendly site for information prior to 2003.
  • Atlas of World History
    An interactive map allows the user to stop on any date in history, with the ability to click on the map and receive information on the area selected.
  • The Historical Atlas of Europe
    Click on a date and a map is displayed with the countries and their names at the time; text includes the history of the countries in that year.

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