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The Carta Marina (Latin 'map of the sea'), created by Olaus Magnus in the 16th century, is the earliest map of the Nordic countries that gives details and placenames. The map was created in Rome by the Swedish ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus (1490–1557),

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The Carta Marina (Latin 'map of the sea'), created by Olaus Magnus in the 16th century, is the earliest map of the Nordic countries that gives details and placenames. The map was created in Rome by the Swedish ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus (1490–1557),