T and O map

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English[edit]

T and O map Guntherus Ziner 1472.jpg

Etymology[edit]

Short for Latin orbis terrarum, orb or circle of the lands.

Noun[edit]

T and O map (plural T and O maps)

  1. (historical cartography) A type of mediaeval map of the world, representing only the top half of a spherical Earth.

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