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Ptolemy's world map, reconstituted from Ptolemy's Geography (circa 150) in the 15th century, indicating "Sinae" (China) at the extreme right, beyond the island of "Taprobane" (Sri Lanka, oversized) and the "Aurea Chersonesus" (Southeast Asian peninsula).
The 16th century Japanese “Map of the Great Ming”, Based on the Korean 1402 Kangnido World Map. it reflects the geographic knowledge of China during the Mongol Empire when geographical information about Western countries became available via Islamic geographers.
The Voyages of Chinese Explorer Zheng He between 1405-1433
A Map Of The World Made In Korea Under The Joseon Dynasty In 1402, Depicting Korea, Japan, China, Asia, Africa And Europe.
Modern states visited by Ming China (Seven Voyages, 1405 to 1433 CE)
Chinese World Map from 1418
Europe in search of new routes to India and China, 1486-1616 A.D.
Bodleian Libraries, Parts of Mongolia and northern China
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boat parts and history
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