The Globe of Crates, historical artwork

The Globe of Crates, historical artwork

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Caption: The Globe of Crates. Historical engraving of a globe designed by the Greek philosopher Crates of Mallus (2nd Century BC). Crates based his globe on the theory of five climatic zones. Published in Weltall und Menscheit (Universe and Humanity), by Hans Kraemer (ca. 1880).

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