: Ukraine's ancient map appears online

16:35 May. 6, 2016

Ukraine's ancient map appears online

Ukraine's map in David Rumsey Map Collection

It is a part of U.S. Cartographical Association's collection 

An ancient map of Ukraine appeared online in the U.S.A on David Rumsey Map Collection website. The e-resource contains more than 67,000 digitized images, among them the maps of ancient Ukrainian territories.

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Currently the search tag "Ukraine" poses 314 different images. Along with the ordinary maps there are outlines of Crimea and the sea of Azov dated back to 1541 or "Tavrica Chersonesys" of 1665.

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U.S. businessman and president of the U.S. Cartographical Association, David Rumsey owns a collection of more than 150,000 rare maps dated back to XVI-XXI centuries. 20 years ago he started turning his collection into digital format that now counts more than 67,000 pictures.

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