On a number of these cards Sixth Continent shown partially ice-free, but on the other – completely free. When this card creators claim that when compiling guided more ancient samples. Define the contours hidden under the ice surface and the coastline of Antarctica was only in the mid-twentieth century with the help of special equipment. And what happened? Similarly depicted outlines the mainland and its relief medieval cartographers! According to scientists, partially ice-free Antarctica was about 6,000 years ago, and completely free – nearly 15,000 years ago.
Who engaged Geodesy and Cartography in those days, when the world, according to modern views, there was no civilized society? Read the rest of this entry »