Now online: the first map of 'America' [Map of the Month]

You can now browse the 1507 Waldseemuller map - the first printed map showing the Western Hemisphere with the name 'America' given to the continents,  given based on Amerigo Vespucci's fanciful account of his travels to Brazil (where he probably never ventured). Browse the map and zoom into some of the more magical details here