Sunday, March 12, 2017

An old map of Columbus

A map on mail art - envelope 723 to Eva



And a map on a Finnish stamp celebrating the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics  12th general assembly.



8 comments:

  1. I was about uploading this envelope! :)

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  2. I am so used to seeing world maps from our North American perspective that I am completely disoriented when I see it from a European perspective!

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    1. So true that perspective is everything. We also have a very north-dominant perspective - I've always enjoyed the maps that show the south pole 'on top'.

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  3. I like maps where the buildings are shown in 3D, nice to have the moon shining down on it.

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    1. I usually like to send Eva stamps she may not have received before, but the moon seemed a better match for this one. And needless to say, the Broad Street bridge is no longer of the covered variety.

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  4. It's great to read the term geophysics and to see the stamp associated with it from Finland ;-)

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    1. It does seem like an unusual conference to be celebrated with a stamp.

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