Articles by David Alexander



First 'America' Map a Cartographic Conundrum

  • 14 December 07
  • Reuters
The only surviving copy of the map that first used the name America goes on permanent display this month at the Library of Congress, but even as it prepares for its debut, the 1507 Waldseem?ller map remains a puzzle for researchers.

First 'America' Map a Cartographic Conundrum

  • 14 December 07
  • Reuters
The only surviving copy of the map that first used the name America goes on permanent display this month at the Library of Congress, but even as it prepares for its debut, the 1507 Waldseem?ller map remains a puzzle for researchers.