1543 World Map by Guillaume Brouscon

Guillaume Brouscon was a Breton cartographer of the Dieppe school in the 16th century. In 1543 he published the below map.
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What do you think about that protrusion on the west side of South America? Does it resemble Australia? And what do you think about the outline of the Terre Ostrale on the right side of the map? You will have to use a bigger version to be able to zoom in.

Those interesting facts: All living marsupials - such as wallabies, kangaroos and opossums - all originated in South America, a new genetic study suggests.
KD: If you are aware of any similar looking maps of South America, please share those links. Thank you.
 

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