New World added to world map

Juan de la Cosa, a Spanish navigator and geographer, drew the first mapping of New World, showing Spanish discoveries. Juan de la Cosa sailed with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage in 1493 and on a later again with Columbus to the northeastern coast of South America in 1499. Juan de la Cosa world map showed the Caribbean Sea and the route of John Cabot’s voyage to Canada.

      1500, 1493, 1499
      Juan de la Cosa

      Christopher Columbus

Additional Information:

  • Juan de la Cosa – Wikipedia
    Juan de la Cosa or sometimes Juan the Biscayan[citation needed] (c. 1450 – 28 February 1510) was a Spanish navigator and cartographer, known for designing the earliest European world map that incorporated the territories of the Americas that were discovered in the 15th century.
  • Map of Juan de la Cosa – Wikipedia
    The map or chart of Juan de la Cosa is a mappa mundi painted on parchment, 93 cm high and 183 cm wide.
  • Juan de la Cosa – New World Encyclopedia
    Juan de la Cosa (c. 1460 – February 28, 1510) was a Spanish cartographer, conquistador, and explorer. He made the earliest extant European world map to incorporate the territories of the Americas that were discovered in the fifteenth century, sailed the first 3 voyages with Christopher Columbus, and was the owner/captain of the Santa María.
  • Aldo Alvarez Geomagnetism and the Cartography of Juan de la Cosa …
    On the second voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World in 1493, he named as his cartographer Juan de la Cosa who had proven his map-making abilities during their first voyage.
  • Cosa, Juan de la -1510 [WorldCat Identities]
    Additional links on “Most widely held works about Juan de la Cosa” and “Most widely held works by Juan de la Cosa “
  • Christopher Columbus – Wikipedia
    The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus Columbus. His name in Italian is Cristoforo Colombo and, in Spanish, it is Cristóbal Colón.

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