Off the Map



    Off the Map

    Forgotten Islands, Feral Places, and What They Tell Us About the World

    Alastair Bonnett

    Aurum 2015

    Paperback 320pp

    9781781316030   Product Code: 22413

    In the world of Google Earth, it is easy to believe that every inch of the planet has been mapped. Happily, this is not true. This book ranges the globe to celebrate the anomalies that still frustrate the cartographer: islands that never existed; abandoned settlements; a secret military town in Russia; and renamed cities whose old identity clings like a ghost. A rich evocation of the strangeness of place, and a must for all map-lovers.

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