A cartographic history of Caribbean islands

Online resources of Caribbean map images

Contributors of images to Caribmap

Lists of maps

Porcacchi editions

Thousands of loose, undated maps from the Renaissance book L'Isole Piu Famose del Mondo by Thomaso Porcacchi are in circulation. Many include Caribbean islands. HERE is an easy way to determine to date of publication (edition) a Porcacchi map, from among the six editions (1572-1620).

Poster Request

To request professional, high-quality (offset printed) posters for only the modest cost of shipping and handling (payable by Visa or MasterCard), click HERE (closed for several weeks while moving in 6/2014; will function again in 7/2014).

Poster Download

To download a wall poster or desktop background, right click on the appropriate link and select "Save Link As" from the pull-down menu.

Caribmap poster