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Newsletter No 31

Titles of articles

Exploring places with maps

  • A rewarding discovery – The Museum of Maps in Bucharest

History of Cartography

  • The importance of maps at the Battle of Waterloo

Looks at books

  • Descriptio Romaniae
  • Fra Mauro’s World Map
  • Ptolemy’s Handbook of Geography
  • The Book of Sea Charts
  • The Island of Mallorca on Maps from the end of the 15th century to about 1700
  • Timor: 1250 - 2005

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Exhibition at the Mercator Museum in Sint-Niklaas: The 17 Provinces on old maps


  • 10th Map Evening — The effect of the glasses