High definition world map including Tartaria, by Gerard van Schagen, first created in 1689 A.D. in Amsterdam. ” Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula “. Originally made using copper engraving, and colored by hand. Map shows California as an island, with the northwest portion and unexplored regions of North America labeled as America Septentrionalis. Imagery surrounding the map includes characters from Greek mythology, and scenes of people escaping war and traveling to new lands, aided by the gods. View or download image below. Mobile users zoom directly into the image, PC users download image then zoom.