ACTIVITY 28 (Icosahedron Globes): ...Print the 20 tabbed triangles in the four sequential graphic files (Globe1, Globe2, Globe3,Globe4) on card stock using a color printer, then score and join the 30 numbered pairs of tabs to create an icosahedron decorated with the continents of the earth... From: http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbpolyhedra.htm
Lost cities #10: Fordlandia – the failure of Henry Ford's utopian city in the Amazon
Derelict rubber factory, Fordlandia.: Lost cities #10: Fordlandia – the failure of Henry Ford's utopian city in the Amazon In the 1920s the US industrialist wanted to found a city based on the values that made his company a success – while, of course, producing cheap rubber. The jungle city that bore his name ended up one of his biggest failures
This map ("Den Aardkloot van water ontbloot, na twee zijden aante sien", published in Amsterdam in 1694 by Wilhelm and Jan Goeree in a Dutch edition of the expansive and imaginatively suggestive cosmo-theo-geographical work, Telluris Thoeoria Sacra) reveals the half-believed idea of California being an island was we can clearly see the enormous canyon separating it from the North American mainland.