New Worlds

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Dale W. Smith
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Bowling Green University Planetarium
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“New Worlds” traces the discovery of new lands by explorers from ancient times to the landing on the moon in 1969, and features the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Included are the discoveries of Pritania (Britain), Ultima Thule (the Arctic), Iceland, Greenland, and the work of Eratosthenes and Ptolemy in measuring and mapping the Earth.

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