Ancient world map flat earth. A flat earth map drawn by orlando ferguson in 1893. Why write about a flat earth. The earliest known world maps date to classical antiquity the oldest examples of the 6th to 5th centuries bce still based on the flat earth paradigm. From japanese artist hajime narukawa the authagraph map breaks the globe into sections to allow it to be folded flat while maintaining accurate dimensions.
This rendering of a flat earth still gets some truck today. Map graphic representation drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface of featuresfor example geographical geological or geopoliticalof an area of the earth or of any other celestial body. Globes are maps represented on the surface of a sphere. The big flat world map in your high school classroom the atlas youve used to navigate during a road trip and even google maps are all lying to you.
Flat earthnasa dome proofsphere earth model toroidal vortextree of life flower of life nasa lies fake moon van allen belt radiation belts. Cartography is the art and science of making. Many people will probably wonder why it is necessary to write an article defending a round earth. The flat earth model is an archaic conception of earths shape as a plane or disk.