Exactly why we made an ‘upside-down globe’

Or shall we say… ‘right-side up globe’ –

Earth seen from Apollo 17

Earth seen from Apollo 17

Curve upside down

Bellerby and Co Upside Down Globe

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McArthur’s Universal Corrective Map of the World

McArthur’s Universal Corrective Map of the World

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  1. Globes turned “on their sides” or “upside down” are what Scientology & L Ron Hubbard talk about. Much more space exists with these globes and scientology included in our local universe, Nebadon & super-universe, Orvonton. Then separating them out according the science. There’s more names/kinds of axis’ than 2(vertical & horizontal), a globe on it’s side or upside down does not scientifically or mathematically have either kind of bars, more words and/or names will be helpful. They don’t have poles either, it’s not what they are called in those positions, we’re going too slow with word progress.

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