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"A 500-year-old map which was the first to use the word "America" and the first to portray the Earth as a globe has been sold in London for $1,002,267 -- a world record."

Most of you have probably heard about this already. Here's a link on CNN



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Made the news over here.

Seeing the way the map was set up, I wonder if it wasn't originally meant to *be* a globe. <_<
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