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Clover leaf map of the world

B√ľnting clover leaf map. A woodcut made in 1581 in Magdeburg. Jerusalem is in the center, surrounded by Europe, Asia and Africa. This map illustrates a medieval style of mapmaking, in which the world is represented symbolically rather than by mathematical projection.
The title reads "Die eigentliche und warhafftige gestalt der Erden und des Meers."

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