New world map

new world map

What is NewNew world map?

New World Map is an interactive map with resource locations, gathering nodes, points of interest, dungeons, named mobs and lore pages.

What is the origin of the term New World?

The term New World (Mundus Novus) was coined by Amerigo Vespucci, in a letter written to his friend and former patron Lorenzo di Pier Francesco de Medici in the Spring of 1503, and published (in Latin) in 1503–04 under the title Mundus Novus.

Which map labels the Americas as Mundus Novus?

The World Map by Portuguese Diogo Ribeiro (1529) labels the Americas as MUNDUS NOVUS. It traces most of South America and the east coast of North America.

Why doesn’t new world have a mini map?

Right now creating a mini-map is not a high priority for us as we have other items we feel are more pressing. The high level reasoning is that we have concerns with it meshing with New World’s action combat style and world design, that it could break immersion, may limit the drive for exploration, and there are technical limitations.

Is there a new kind of world map?

A new kind of world map (above) has been developed that shows the true size of the continents without distorting their shapes too much. The world map you are probably familiar with is called the Mercator projection (below), which was developed all the way back in 1569 and greatly distorts the relative areas of land masses.

How accurate is the new world map?

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africas full size By Michael Le Page A new kind of world map (above) has been developed that shows the true size of the continents without distorting their shapes too much.

What is a world map?

A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of the Earth. World maps form a distinctive category of maps due to the problem of projection. Maps by necessity distort the presentation of the earths surface.

What is the oldest map that shows locations in the New World?

The oldest surviving map that unambiguously shows locations in the New World is a chart drawn by Juan de la Cosa (Spain) in 1500. Juan de la Cosa was a veteran navigator and the captain/owner of the Santa María, one of the three ships that sailed with Christopher Columbus in 1492.

What is Mundus Novus?

Welcome to Mundus Novus (New World), a universe in which the Americas are the most advanced continents on the globe, and the leaders in global colonization. It is the year 1492, and the first successful expedition to the east (OTL Iberia) has returned, sparking interest in more voyages.

Why did Vespucci call the New World Mundus Novus?

It was in 1503 that another document signed by Vespucci used the expression Mundus Novus in its title, which would give him primacy in the recognition of the new continent, although the expression “new world” had already been used before; in fact, it is said that Vespucci may have been inspired by Columbus’ reference to “another world.”

What are the Americas?

The Americas (also collectively called America) comprise the totality of the continents of North and South America. Together, they make up most of the land in Earths western hemisphere and comprise the New World.

How did America get its name on a map?

The claim inspired cartographer Martin Waldseemüller to recognize Vespuccis accomplishments in 1507 by applying the Latinized form America for the first time to a map showing the New World. Other cartographers followed suit, and by 1532 the name America was permanently affixed to the newly discovered continents.

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