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  • Chile: ¿Dónde puedo enmarcar en mi región? - Mappin
    September 5, 2023

    Chile: ¿Dónde puedo enmarcar en mi región?

    ¿Quieres ser parte de esta lista? Si tienes un taller de enmarcaciones fuera de Santiago escríbenos a para poder comunicarnos y unirnos en esta gran iniciativa   Región de Arica y Parinacota Arica Enmarcados Arte Lidia 9 52114383  Región...

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  • ¿De dónde vienen los signos zodiacales? - Mappin
    January 6, 2022

    Where do the zodiac signs come from?

    The zodiac dates back to civilizations as ancient as Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Mesopotamia. In fact, it is the Babylonians who are going to create the zodiacal signs. They are going to be based on the position of the...

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  • Paz Soffia; la ilustración como herramienta de conservación - Mappin
    October 8, 2021

    Peace Sofia; illustration as a conservation tool

    What do we understand when we read or hear Endangered Species? A clear example in Chile is that of the red bumblebee or also known as the Chilean bumblebee (Bombus dahlbomii), which is the southernmost and largest of its species...

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  • ¿Qué son las líneas Ley? - Mappin
    December 23, 2019

    What are ley lines?

    Starting from the fact that they have nothing to do with law or advocacy, but rather comes from the English “leigh/ley” which means “clear space”. Ley lines are straight lineaments drawn between various historic structures and landmarks. This type of...

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  • Los globos terráqueos gemelos de Roosevelt y Churchill - Mappin
    December 13, 2019

    The twin globes of Roosevelt and Churchill

    Also known as the "President's Globe", this globe is truly huge! It weighs around 340 kilos and its dimensions are 1 meter and 27 centimeters in diameter. This globe was given as a Christmas present to President Franklin Roosevelt in...

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  • ¿Por qué el norte queda hacia "arriba" y el sur hacia "abajo"? - Mappin
    December 11, 2019

    Why is north "up" and south "down"?

    If we see the earth from space, where is really "up" or "down"? So how do we know where north is really? And why do we put it up? The truth is that the north was not always at the...

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  • El big bang del conocimiento geográfico - Mappin
    November 22, 2019

    The big bang of geographic knowledge

    Below are images from Edward Quin's Historical Atlas, who illustrated the earth by hand according to historical periods and political conformations. This atlas represents the world from the perspective of the heavens, where the unknown parts are shaded like black...

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