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Tasmanian treasure: Rare 17th-century map of Australia resurfaces

November 14, 2017 3:30 PM
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Tasmanian treasure: Rare 17th-century map of Australia resurfaces

"Archipelagus Orientalis" has been described as the most important European map of Australia before the arrival of the British. (National Library of Australia)

A rare map of Australia from the 17th century —before Europeans had fully explored the continent —resurfaced after 350 years. Now, it's finally been restored and put on public display in Australia's capital, Canberra.

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