PLANET EARTH "The shape of the Earth is spheroidal: who, starting from a given point on the Earth, travels in a straight line would find himself at the same point: who from the port aims a vessel to get away on the high seas, sees the body disappear first and then the trees and sails for the convexity of the sea (...) "(extract from the original description). Detail from table II, "Physical and astronomical description of the Earth", from "La Geografia at a glance", Lithograph Corbetta, Milan, 1853.

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title: ASTRONOMIC GEOGRAPHY - PIANETA TERRA

subject date: 2018-01-28

caption: PLANET EARTH "The shape of the Earth is spheroidal: who, starting from a given point on the Earth, travels in a straight line would find himself at the same point: who from the port aims a vessel to get away on the high seas, sees the body disappear first and then the trees and sails for the convexity of the sea (...) "(extract from the original description). Detail from table II, "Physical and astronomical description of the Earth", from "La Geografia at a glance", Lithograph Corbetta, Milan, 1853.

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