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Matrimonial Maps Chart the Delights and Perils of Marriage | Atlas Obscura

Matrimonial Maps Chart the Delights and Perils of Marriage

Cartography is all about creating accurate, detailed maps so that travelers know what to expect when setting out on a journey. But not all of these journeys.

America. Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / A pocket book : containing severall choice collections in arithmetick, astronomy, geometry, surveying, dialling, navigation, astrology, geography, measuring, gageing / by John Seller, hydrographer to the King.

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books…

This map shows the countries of the Caribbean region with names of cities and major towns. It is useful for reference or as a route planning and hurricane tracking chart. Also lists Royal Navy shipwre

This map shows the countries of the Caribbean region with names of cities and major towns. It is useful for reference or as a route planning and hurricane tracking chart. Also lists Royal Navy shipwre

The only one of the Great Lakes located entirely in the US, Lake Michigan's beaches are sometimes referred to as the Third Coast (after those of the Pacific and Atlantic). When standing on the waters edge in Illinois, Wisconsin, or anywhere on the lower peninsula of Michigan, it's impossible to see land across the lake and the view is similar to that of an ocean.

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan:Laser Cut Wood Maps: Explore the Underwater Topography of North American Lakes:Below the Boat

Maps of the Earth's Most Cursed Destinations | Atlas Obscura

Maps of the Earth's Most Cursed Destinations

Half of “Screens of the Four Continents and People in 48 Countries in the World,” by an unknown Edo-era Japanese painter.

Unknown Japanese Painter - Continental Map with Scenes of Forty-eight Foreign People (Asia and Africa) 1800 approx. illustrative and rich with narrative. (Zoom in for cool details)

Ice Forecast for the week ending 3-26-2012. YUCK!

Ice Forecast for the week ending YUCK!

some of the globes in The American Geographical Society Library collection at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

of WI-Milwaukee campus library collection of the American Geographical Society's maps, atlases, and globes

New York City's Mail Chutes are Lovely, Ingenious and Almost Entirely Ignored | Atlas Obscura

New York City's Mail Chutes are Lovely, Ingenious and Almost Entirely Ignored

If you have ever worked in an old building, the chances are you will have at some point walked past a small mysterious brass box . Located about halfway up.

Tarr Steps – England - Atlas Obscura

Tarr Steps

Discover Tarr Steps in Somerset, England: This ancient bridge made of stone slabs is said to be reserved for the devil to sunbathe.

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