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Petrus Plancius (; 1552 – May 15, 1622) was a Dutch-Flemish astronomer, cartographer and clergyman. He was born as Pieter Platevoet in Dranouter, now in Heuvelland, West Flanders. He studied theology in Germany and England. At the age of 24 he became a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church.

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by Blundeville, Thomas, active 1561
Amsterdam : Theatrum Orbis Terrarum ; New York : Da Capo Press, 1971
 
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