North American Exploration - Vol. 1

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Illustrations
1.1 Woodcuts from the Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis (1499) / 17
1.2 "Navigation Chart of Nicolo and Antonio Zeno Who Were in the North in the Year 1380" (2538) / 22
1.3 Norse Site at L'Anse aux Meadows / 27
1.4 Sequence of Norse Events in the North Atlantic, A.D. 700-1500 / 32
1.5 Kin Connections among Norse Discoverers, Explorers, and Colonists / 33
1.6 Climatic Background to the Irish and Norse Experience in the North Atlantic / 62
1.7 "Islands of the Western Ocean" (Andrea Benincasa, 1470) / 67
2.1 "Europe, Asia, Africa, and America Bringing Intelligence to the Genius of the London Magazine" (1778) / 74
2.2 "Their Coniuration about C: Smith 1607" (2624) / 82
2.3 Amerigo Vespucci Introduces European Science to the Indians (2638) / 90
2.4 King Ferdinand of Spain Directing Columbus's First Contact with the Indians (1493) / 92
2.5 Aperrear, a Punishment Used by the Spanish to Control the Indians (1594) / 108
2.6 René de Laudonnière Establishing Friendly Relations with the Indians on the River of May (Saint Johns River) (1591) / 109
3.1 "Cottonian" or "Anglo-Saxon" World Map of the Eleventh Century, Illustrating the World Island / 128
3.2 New World Portion of the World Map by Juan de la Cosa (1500) / 171
3.3 Western Hemisphere Portion of the World Map by Alberto Cantino (1502) / 172
4.1 Map of the Gulf of Mexico by Alvarez de Pineda (1519) / 228
4.2 "Mapa de Golfo y Costa de Nueva España" (Alonso de Santa Cruz, c. 1572) / 234
5.1 "Tabula Terra Nova" (Martin Waldseemüller, 1525) / 255
5.2 "Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio" (Abraham Ortelius, 1570) / 282
6.1 New World Portion of the World Map by G. M. Contarini (1506) / 300
6.2 World Map by Robert Thorne (possibly drawn in 1527, published in 1582) / 302

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