Deep Space LIVE: Cartographic Treasures II – Mercator Atlas

(Linz, January 10, 2012) A lavishly illustrated evening devoted to historic maps is in store for visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE this Thursday, January 12, 8-9 PM. Günter Kalliauer, director of the Wels Municipal Archive, will spotlight Gerhard Mercator, one of the 16th century’s most important cartographers. The man who coined the term atlas produced maps and globes that were prized throughout the world for their high degree of precision. flight specialists in the private sector, at research facilities and government agencies. Read more


Mercator map of Europe / Tartu University Library / Printversion / Album