Strange Maps

hensel_17411.jpgI just stumbled upon a great blog, Strange Maps , which offers an amazing collection of…strange maps and eloquent discussions by the author on their history and context. In addition to the Europa Polyglotta gem from 1730, which would be a pure delight to anyone with interest in languages and historical linguistics, there can be found a French Satirical Cartoon Map from 1870, a map of the Kaballah Tree of Life depicted in the style of the London Underground, and a Blonde Map of Europe, featuring percentages of light-haired people in Europe.


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