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the shape of the world

The Shape of the World

How do we see the world? Some ancients believed it rode on the back of a turtle. The Greeks viewed it as a sphere and measured it with accuracy. Today, scientists monitor it from space. Narrated by Patrick Stewart, this fascinating series traces the history of mapmaking from clay tablets to electronic screens. To learn more, click the program cover or visit here.

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