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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Maps! I Love Maps!


Mercator, G and Hondius, J
These men worked as map makers and engravers in the 1500's


Girardus Mercator's Globe



Girardus Mercator's World Map


Here is article I found very interesting in regards to the achievements of Girardus Mercator:

www.watchtower.org/e/200904b/article_01.htm


3 comments:

sandyseashells said...

well, that's interesting.
back in the 1500's it's really amazing they were able to make such maps.

The Vineyard said...

I like maps A LOT too

Krista said...

i love looking at maps too. trying to figure out how i'll get to everyplace on it.