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English: Carta marina, a wallmap of Scandinavia, by Olaus Magnus.


Olaus Magnus: Carta marina  wikidata:Q161055 
creator QS:P170,Q315804
Olaus Magnus: Carta marina
Object type nautical chart / geographic map
Deutsch: Carta marina, eine Landkarte Nordeuropas. Die Überschrift lautet: Seekarte und Beschreibung der nördlichen Lande und der dort vorkommenden wunderlichen Dinge, höchst sorgfältig gezeichnet in Venedig im Jahre 1539 mit großzügiger Unterstützung des Patriarchen von Venedig, des höchst ehrenwerten Herrn Geronimo Querini.
English: Carta marina, a wallmap of w:Scandinavia. The caption reads : Marine map and Description of the Northern Lands and of their Marvels, most carefully drawn up at Venice in the year 1539 through the generous assistance of the Most Honourable Lord Hieronymo Quirino.
Español: La Carta Marina es un mapa de Escandinavia de gran tamaño hecho. La leyenda dice: «Un mapa marino y descripción de las tierras nórdicas y de sus maravillas, dibujado cuidadosamente en Venecia en el año 1539 con la generosa ayuda del honorabilísimo Señor Hieronymo Quirino».
Français : La Carta Marina (Carte marine), une grande carte de la Scandinavie. La legende de la carte precise : « carte marine et la description des terres septentrionales, de leurs merveilles, tracee avec diligence a Venise en l'an 1539 avec l'assistance genereuse du tres honorable seigneur Hieronimus Quirino ».
Latina: Carta marina et Descriptio septemtrionalium terrarum ac mirabilium rerum in eis contentarum, diligentissime elaborata Anno Domini 1539 Veneciis liberalitate Reverendissimi Domini Ieronimi Quirini.
Português: Carta marina uma mapa de grandes dimensões da Escandinávia. A legenda indica: Um mapa marinho e descrição das terras nórdicas e suas maravilhas, desenhado cuidadosamente em Veneza no ano de 1539 com a generosa ajuda do mui honorável Lord Hieronymo Quirino.
Suomi: Carta Marina, Pohjoismaiden kartta. Kartan otsikon suomennos: Merikartta ja kuvaus pohjoisista maista sekä niissä olevista ihmeellisistä asioista, mitä suurimmalla huolellisuudella valmistettu Herran vuonna 1539.
E: Rosmarus est bellua marina, ad magnitudinem Elephantis. Littorum montes scandit et gramine pascitur. Somni gracia dentibus se a rup suspendit, et adeo profundet dormit, ut piscatores laqueis et funibus victum comprehendant [1]
Date 1539
date QS:P571,+1539-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Dimensions Height: 1.2 m (49.2 ″); Width: 1.7 m (66.9 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,+1.25U11573;P2049,+1.7U11573
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current16:15, 4 March 2006Thumbnail for version as of 16:15, 4 March 20065,016 × 3,715 (5.22 MB)Fred J (talk | contribs)from James For Bell library, as the image description says
02:18, 7 February 2006Thumbnail for version as of 02:18, 7 February 20062,508 × 1,857 (3.1 MB)Bastique (talk | contribs): ''Originally uploaded on German Wikipedia {{Bildbeschreibung|Carta Marina. | |Olaus Magnus |1539|de:image:Carta Marina large.jpg}} {{PD-Art}} [[category:Historical maps of
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