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gorgon Re:Is it worth it? (1039 comments)

Do you have any references to Columbus's journal saying the crew thought the Earth was flat? I have only been able to find excerpts, and none of them touch on the issue.

As for being educated, a sailor would be likely to think the earth was a sphere. Every time they clibmed a mast for look out they would be getting evidence for it. Knowing the size of the earth and how to estimate it might require education, but a spherical is simpler than that.

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gorgon gorgon writes  |  more than 13 years ago I still don't understand the point of this journal thing, but just in case some one accidentally tries to read my journal, I'll include this place holder.

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