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L54: Hippalus Rilles

Hippalus rilles traces the outskirts of Mare Humorum’s eastern borders. Plainly visible was rille I, that cuts right through the flooded Hippalus crater.  Rilles II and III, between Hippalus and Campanus/Mercator, were more difficult and only visible at moments of perfect seeing. 27 more words


My manager, my lover

Here’s our guy, Ken Alfonso with his manager and rumored lover, Jonas Gaffud. Well we don’t know the real scoop, but Mr. Gaffud solely financed Ken’s travel show TOUCHDOWN with his own money, he brings Ken to his trips abroad with the guise of “work”, and he even gave Ken a car! 20 more words

Ken Alfonso

Are you lost ?

World Map. Mind Map. Travellers Map. Topographic Maps. Street Maps. Marauders Map.

Maps have been used as a source of information, a source of truth, a source of geographically explaining the world for centuries. 690 more words

Where We're At

No, no, not another geography lesson! I promise, it’s not intended to be. It’s just that I’ve spent the past week installing an upgrade for this website, including a little thumbnail map on the home page. 488 more words


Signs You're An Intellectual Property Geek

You know you need to get out more when:

You’re in an Italian Café and overhear the waitress confirm to the manager “Si, si, zero” and think they’re talking about Creative Commons; 99 more words

Project Updates

What would happen to Gerardus Mercator if he travelled today?

Happy birthday to Gerardus Mercator, he is todays Google Doodle celebrating what would be his 503rd birthday.

That is a lot of candles.

Mercator revolutionised map making with the help of mathematics and extended travel. 156 more words


Mercator's Birthday - Google Doodle

In case you missed it, the Google Doodle for today (at least at Google.ca) commemorates the birth of Gerardus Mercator on this day in 1512. Mercator is well known for his new and revolutionary 1569 map of the world. 124 more words