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Learn the story of Olaus Magnus' 1539 Map of Scandinavia
Olaus' Map of Scandinavia was first published in 1539.
The Map of Scandinavia was printed from nine woodblocks.
The latest mapmaking technology in 1539 - paper.
Travels, experiences and mariners gave Olaus Magnus informaiton for his map.
The Map of Scandinavia holds an important place in map scholarship.
Take a virtual tour of Olaus Magnus' Map of Scandinavia
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