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Leo Belgicus.
Leo Belgicus, in Petri Kaerii Germania Inferior id est, XVII Provinciarum ejus novae etc exactae Tabulae Geographicae Pieter van den Keere. Amsterdam: 1617
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Van den Keere’s atlas where this map appeared was the first atlas to show an entire country, Germania Inferior, today the countries of Belgium and the Netherlands. Leo Belgicus (Belgian Lion) was used in the 16th and 17th centuries to depict the territory of present-day Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium.