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World map

the map represents state-of-the art knowledge of the time, actively collected from Portuguese sources by the makers of the Dieppe maps during the 1540s to 1560s. The presentation of Terra Australis is conventional, imagined as attaching to the Strait of Magellan. A possible sighting of Australia prior to 1560 has been discussed in scholarship but is mostly considered unlikely. The interior of Africa was at the time largely unexplored and is filled in with partially fictional geography.]] 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 earth's surface. These distortions reach extremes in a world map. The many ways of projecting the earth reflect diverse technical and aesthetic goals for world maps.

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