Event Summary

Vespucci's Mundus Novus published

Date

1503

Description

The Florentine Amerigo Vespucci's Mundus Novus published, recording his possibly non-existent voyage to Brazil. Basis for Waldseemuller labeling South America "America" on his 11507 map.

Lecture

Exploration/Discovery

Timeline 1

Europe's Maritime Reconnaissance, 1350-1640

Record ID

173