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JRR Tolkien's Annotated Middle-Earth Map on Show at Bodleian
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Ray
- 31 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A map of the fictional Middle-earth annotated by Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien has gone on display.
The Map Of Native American Tribes You Have Never Seen Before
Offbeat  (tags: Aaron Carapella, Native American, tribes locations, map, original tribal names and locations )

Dandelion
- 266 days ago - npr.org
Centuries of forced relocation disease and genocide made it difficult to find where many Native American tribes once lived. Aaron Carapella has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before 1st European contact
The World According To AuthaGraph
Offbeat  (tags: map, Mercator projection, AuthaGraph, accuracy, distortion, interesting, world )

Naoko
- 1835 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
The Tokyo-based architect-cum-artist says he has created a new world map which, while employing the same rectangular shape as Mercator's projection, succeeds in showing the world's physical components - its continents and seas, etc.- scaled as accurately
Map That Named America Is a Puzzle for Researchers
Offbeat  (tags: map, world, interesting, america )

Linda
- 3156 days ago - reuters.com
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The only surviving copy of the 500-year-old map that first used the name America goes on permanent display this month at the Library of Congress, but even as it prepares for its debut, the 1507 Waldseemuller map remains a puzzle.
   

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