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Title: Gleason’s new standard map of the world : on the projection of J. S. Christopher, Modern College, Blackheath, England ; scientifically and practically correct ; as “it is.”

Cartographer: Gleason, Alexander

Creator: Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co

Date: 1892

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: Boston Public Library

Permalink: https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/7h149v85z

Terms of Use: No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y : Buffalo Electrotype and Engraving Co.

Notes: Map of the globe stretched and flattened into a circular plane.
Includes longitude and time calculator and diagrams showing June and December solstices. Border shows “sun-time in minutes.”

Patent claim: US497917: https://www.google.com/patents/US497917

Scale: Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000]

Title: New correct map of the flat surface, stationary earth

Creator: Abizaid, John George, 1868

Date: 1920

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: Boston Public Library

Permalink: https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/7h149w28j

Terms of Use: No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.

Publisher: Boston? : s.n.

Notes: Illustrates the author’s theory of the earth as flat and stationary.
Explanatory text on verso.
To accompany the author’s Enlightenment of the world.
Text in English and Arabic.

Title: Map of the square and stationary earth : four hundred passages in the Bible that condemn the Globe Theory, or the Flying Earth, and none sustain it ; this map is the Bible map of the world

Creator: Ferguson, Orlando.L.H. Everts & Co.

Date: 1893

Format: Maps/Mental

Location: Hot Springs, South Dakota

Permalink: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3201a.ct003543

Terms of Use: Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Publisher: Hot Springs, South Dakota : Orlando Ferguson, 1893

Notes: Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Don Homuth; September 2011. Accompanied by envelope containing illustrations, CD-ROM of Ferguson family gravesite, transcriptions of Orlando Ferguson’s obituaries, and photocopy and CD-ROM of “The globe theory of the earth refuted”. Fold-lined. Conserved.

Title: The shape of Earth as envisioned by Samuel Rowbotham

Creator: Samuel Birley Rowbotham

Date: 1881

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: https://www.sacred-texts.com/earth/za/

Permalink: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rowbotham%27s_flat_Earth_map.jpg

Terms of Use: Author died in 1884

Publisher: Samuel Birley Rowbotham

Notes: Samuel Birley Rowbotham’s original map of the Flat Earth as presented in Earth Not a Globe

Title: Flat Earth Map of the World

Creator: Samuel Birley Rowbotham

Date: 1873

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: https://www.sacred-texts.com/earth/za/

Permalink: https://www.sacred-texts.com/earth/za/

Terms of Use: Author died in 1884

Publisher: Samuel Birley Rowbotham

Notes: Samuel Birley Rowbotham was an English inventor and writer who wrote Zetetic Astronomy: Earth Not a Globe. According to Rowbotham’s method, which he called Zetetic Astronomy, the earth is an enclosed plane, centered at the North Pole and bounded along its outward edge by a wall of ice, with the sun, moon, planets, and stars only a few hundred miles above the surface of the earth.

Title: Lecture poster from Samuel Shenton archive depicting his view of the Earth.

Creator: Samuel Shenton

Date: somewhere between 1956 and 1971

Format: Maps/Lecture poster

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Shenton

Permalink: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Shenton

Terms of Use: Author died in 1971

Publisher: Samuel Shenton

Notes: Samuel Shenton (March 1903 – 2 March 1971) was the founder in 1956 of the Flat Earth Society, based in Dover, England. He lectured tirelessly on this to youth clubs, political and student groups, and during the Space Race in the 1960s he was frequently seen on television and in newspapers promoting his views.

Title: A Flat Earth map originally published by Charles K. Johnson

Creator: Charles K. Johnson

Date: somewhere between 1971 and 2001

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_K._Johnson

Permalink: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_K._Johnson

Terms of Use: public domain

Publisher: Charles K. Johnson

Notes: Charles Kenneth Johnson (July 24, 1924 – March 19, 2001) was, from 1972 until his death, the president of the International Flat Earth Research Society, which he and his wife ran from their home in California. He claimed that the Apollo Moon landings, and space exploration in general, were faked to lead people away from the biblical truth that the world was flat.

Originally an airplane mechanic in San Francisco, Johnson took over the Society from Samuel Shenton on the latter’s death in 1972, from his ranch, near Edwards Air Force Base.

In his obituary, Tim Bullamore wrote, “Although the world at large was slow to accept his work, Johnson remained cheerful and unruffled. He enjoyed smoking a cigar while watching the sun set over the flat desert. He was regularly interviewed by curious journalists and was often invited to speak about his subject. He received large quantities of mail, not all of it ridiculing his work, and on one occasion he starred in an ice-cream advertisement.”

Title: Voliva’s Flat Earth map. Modern Mechanics and Invention, October, 1931

Creator: Wilbur Glenn Voliva

Date: 1931

Format: Maps/Mechanics

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilbur_Glenn_Voliva

Permalink: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilbur_Glenn_Voliva

Terms of Use: public domain

Publisher: Wilbur Glenn Voliva

Notes: Wilbur Glenn Voliva (March 10, 1870 – October 11, 1942) was an evangelist and a prominent proponent of Flat Earth theories.

Title: The world on azimuthal equidistant projection

Creator: Daniel R. Strebe

Date: 2011

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azimuthal_equidistant_projection

Permalink: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azimuthal_equidistant_projection

Terms of Use: public domain

Publisher: Daniel R. Strebe

Notes: The world on azimuthal equidistant projection. 15° graticule, polar aspect. Imagery is a derivative of NASA’s Blue Marble summer month composite with oceans lightened to enhance legibility and contrast. Image created with the Geocart map projection software.

Title: Monopole Timezones Map

Creator: Tom Bishop

Date: 2011

Format: Maps/Timezones

Location: https://wiki.tfes.org/File:Monopole_Timezones.png

Permalink: https://wiki.tfes.org/File:Monopole_Timezones.png

Terms of Use: public domain

Publisher: Tom Bishop

Notes: Monopole Timezones done by Tom Bishop

Title: Map of the Flat Earth as published in the New York journal, January 31, 1897

Creator: Library of Congres/Pete Svarrior

Date: 1897

Format: Maps/Atlases

Location: https://www.loc.gov/resource/sn84024350/1897-01-31/ed-1/?sp=22&r=-0.547,0.546,2.095,0.903,0

Permalink: https://www.loc.gov/resource/sn84024350/1897-01-31/ed-1/?sp=22&r=-0.547,0.546,2.095,0.903,0

Terms of Use: public domain

Publisher: Library of Congres/Pete Svarrior

Notes: Originally sourced from the Library of Congress (Serial and Government Publications Division), with further edits by Pete Svarrior to improve contrast and readability.