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Mapping Our World: Videos
From Venice to the National Library of Australia: the Fra Mauro story
Fra Mauro's 'Map of the World' (c.1390-1459)
Putting Australia on the Map
Flinders and Baudin's race to map Australia
Overview of 'Mapping Our World' at the National Library of Australia
'Mapping Our World' television commercial
Preserving Blaeu's 'Archipelagus Orientalis' (1663) at the National Library of Australia
Russell Crowe opens Mapping Our World
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