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1541 world map reduced from that of Waldseemüller (1513), onto which Fries has added the five kings of Russia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka (Taprobana), and Thailand (Mursuli), along with a mammoth in the upper left corner near Greenland (which is depicted as a peninsula).

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