Headso: haha some shiathead spent a million bucks on that map and it isn't even accurate!
fenrael23: Nobody put 'Murrka in the corner!/Swayze
Cormee: Better get used to that view
The-Brain: Old school GIS, very cool.
TrekerDave: The description of North America is brief with mentions of "humped oxen"Dammit, that's not a landmark, it's a journal entry!!
FloatingBusError: "In olden days, nobody had ever known that there were such places as North and South America or Magellanica."Nobody! Except of course the people that lived there.
Dorf11: The-Brain: Old school GIS, very cool.If you're still in school and have a chance, take an 'antique world maps' course or something like it. Fascinating stuff after the Mappa Mundi era.My favs:Kangnido map (1402)Da Ming Hun Yi Tu map (1389ish)De Virga world map (1411)
gorgor: Are there pics engravings of them humping oxen?
FlashHarry: so it was an economic map of the 21st century? how prescient!
earthworm2.0: Everyone! lets go to the museum to check out the map that doesn't help you get anywhere becasue its so damn old!
Thunderpipes: Cormee: Better get used to that viewYa, China's economy is like 1/10th as big as ours, they are about to take over the world.
Sapper_Topo: ///There are quite a few of us on Fark IIRC
Sapper_Topo: Dorf11: The-Brain: Old school GIS, very cool.If you're still in school and have a chance, take an 'antique world maps' course or something like it. Fascinating stuff after the Mappa Mundi era.My favs:Kangnido map (1402)Da Ming Hun Yi Tu map (1389ish)De Virga world map (1411)I have some really neat repros of some classic maps I should scan and post but methinks my employer would be a tish angry. Some GIS (Yeah that GIS not the one we work in) should yield some decent results for my favorite though... Lewis and Clark track across Western North America./Also a GIS'r//Not that one the other one///There are quite a few of us on Fark IIRC
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