The 1491 Martellus map has long been acknowledged as one of the best, most detailed maps made of the old world.  Unfortunately, time has rendered the words and details on the historic map faded and nearly indecipherable.  In June, researchers announced they had used a multispectral imaging technique to analyze the map and give it new life.

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