Exactly why we made an ‘upside-down globe’

Or shall we say… ‘right-side up globe’ – We suggest everyone gives How the north ended up on top of the map a read today! It provides a insightful reminder / explanation / cartographic history of what is up.

Cartography’s Top 5 Sea Monsters

Sea monster accounts are found in virtually all cultures that have contact with the sea. Van Duzer’s book Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps, published earlier this year, explores how medieval and Renaissance cartographers drew on myths, literature, and the scientific knowledge… Continue Reading