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Lighthouse of Alexandria

Both practical and beautiful, the lighthouse at the mouth of Alexandria harbor started guiding sailors home around 250 BC. A fire made the lighthouse glow at night and a mirror reflected sun rays during the day, some say up to 35 miles away.

Medieval Map

Map of East New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and imaginary coast of Australia showing mythical beasts. Relief shown pictorially. From: Speculum orbis terrae / Gerard de Jode.

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is the revival of the ancient Royal Library of Alexandria, which was the largest and most influential library in the Greek world. It was built by Alexander the Great some 2,300 years ago.

The Heretic Queen; Thebes The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is the revival of the ancient Royal Library of Alexandria, which was the largest and most influential library in the Greek world. It was built by Alexander the Great some years ago.

Illuminati Secrets, Sacred Geometry, Occult, Tarot, Random Things, Deities, Random Stuff, Tarot Spreads, Supernatural

Interactive: 100 years of drought in Australia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Use our interactive map to see 100 years of rainfall patterns across Australia, famously a land "of droughts and flooding rains".

Old map of Besancon | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Old Map of Besançon, the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France, exposed in Museum of Time

An interactive map which charts how the great explorers helped draw our World Map between 500BC and 1911AD.

In Charted Waters - Mapping a Brave New World. Documents via timeline/infographic the dates of early maps and first appearances of geographical areas.

Australia and it's states

Sustainable Food, Environment and Social Systems Australia 2013

Antique Indian map, circa 1500.

Map of India and surroundings, Jan Huygen Van Linschoten,

Colton, G.W. Europe. 1865. World Atlas from the David Rusmey Map Collection. This collection contains more than 100,000 historical maps documenting places throughout the world. The maps can be searched by area, by time period, or by cartographer.

Colton, G. World Atlas from the David Rusmey Map Collection. This collection contains more than historical maps documenting places throughout the world. The maps can be searched by area, by time period, or by cartographer.

ALEMBIC THOUGHT : Photo

The Sigillum that was used by John Dee and Edward Kelley as revealed to them during their angelic conversations.

Mercury Comes Close to Venus in January 2015

Look to the skies during January to see a number of awesome celestial events. Venus will be particularly impressive this month, and Mercury will be easy to spot in evening twilight.

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