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The North Polar Region, 1947

      In 2000, when we can see photos on television that show the entire earth from space, it's difficult to believe
that only 50 years ago, there were still blank spots on the map, where no European, and possibly no human, had ever been.

The map was scanned from Collier's World Atlas and Gazetteer (New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1947).

Map of the Northern Hemisphere, 1947

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