More on Hy-Brasil

Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) “Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.,” from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Antwerp, Belgium, 1570. Meanwhile, the Boston Public Library’s exhibition on the mapping of the mythical island of Hy-Brasil (see previous entry) wraps up next month; here’s another look at it from Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier. [Leventhal Map Center]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room. His essays and reviews have been published by AE, Calafia, The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Ottawa Citizen, Strange Horizons and He lives in Shawville, Quebec.