Tuesday, 10 January 2017

An Atlas for the Mythical Places that Have Populated Our Maps

quote [ Atlantis may be the most famous of mythical destinations, but the history of cartography is strewn with non-existent places. California appeared as an island on numerous 17th-century maps, and a 16th-century “Map of the Arctic” by Gerardus Mercator included a colossal magnetic mountain at the North Pole. ]
[SFW] [travel] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:46pmGMT]

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