Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
Portable star map known as Tunhuang manuscript to astronomers, was made in China circa 940.
Juan de la Cosa, a Spanish navigator and geographer, drew the first mapping of New World, showing Spanish discoveries. Continue reading
The Digital Chart of the World was started in 1992 and released in 2006 was a cooperative effort between cartography organizations in Canada, United States, Australia and Great Britain. Continue reading