Happy Belated Earth Day!
This little tribute to Earth Day comes in the form of a Flat Earth map created by Gilbert Johnson in 1890. My favorite feature of this map is the oddly eloquent text running along the outside ring: “Line where the Earth and sky join”
Map: Johnson, Gilbert. Map of the earth / Gilbert Johnson, author and publisher.  Grandin, Carter Co., Mo. : [Gilbert Johnson], c1890.

Happy Belated Earth Day!

This little tribute to Earth Day comes in the form of a Flat Earth map created by Gilbert Johnson in 1890. My favorite feature of this map is the oddly eloquent text running along the outside ring: “Line where the Earth and sky join”

Map: Johnson, Gilbert. Map of the earth / Gilbert Johnson, author and publisher.  Grandin, Carter Co., Mo. : [Gilbert Johnson], c1890.

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