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Hannover, city map, 1911

Gdańsk (Danzig), city map, 1900

dronestagram, December 24th: two killed and three injured in the town of Rada'a, Southern Yemen. One of the deaths is believed to be Abdel-Raouf Naseeb, who escaped the first recorded drone strike in Yemen, on Nov 3, 2003

assisi ~ schumann gorzkowski onorato + weismiller

Abraham Ortelius, Islandia, 1585, From: Theatro d'el Orbe de la Tierra. Map of Iceland indicating fiords, mountain ranges, glaciers, and the erupting Hekla volcano. Included is a collection of fantastic sea monsters. Some of them are based on faulty observation or inaccurate descriptions of real creatures such as whales. It is likely that the majority derived from medieval legends, mariners' tales, or outright artistic license

Reconstruction of Homer's view of the world / from Landström, B., Bold Voyages and Great Explorers

Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition, via @BigMapBlog