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    Re: Wright's 1599 Chart showing Scillies
    From: Wolfgang K�berer
    Date: 2007 Nov 29, 07:36 +0100

    Sorry, pushed the wrong button and Outlook did not ask me whether I want to
    send it yet. So:
    Well, it's Moxon's chart of 1655, which Moxon claims to be based on Wright's
    World Chart of 1599. They differ in several important features: the shape of
    South America, lands to the North of Canada, the inclusion of California as
    an island etc.
    A clearer illustration of Wright's ideas about the longitude (and latitude)
    of the Scillies can be taken from his chart depicting "The voyage of the
    right Honorable the Earle of Cumberland to the Azores A.D. 1589" which
    accompanies his "Certaine errors...". It embodies a nice demonstration of
    latitude sailing, by the way.
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    Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. November 2007 02:11
    An: NavList
    Betreff: [NavList 4157] Wright's 1599 Chart showing Scillies
    Here is a link to Edward Wright's world chart originally published in
    1599 showing the Scillies. His choice for the prime meridian appears
    to be in the Cape Verde Islands, about 22� west of Greenwich.
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