When you were young, did you ever look at those lines on the globe and wonder what it was like where two of those lines met? Well Alex Jerrett and Peter Cline did too, and they decided to find out.
They did not find two lines drawn into the earth (as a certain 5-year-old once imagined), but rather, this oddly-shaped tree in New Hampshire:
Thus began the “Degree Confluence Project,” proudly hosted by ibiblio.
In their own words:
“The goal of the project is to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world, and to take pictures at each location. The pictures, and stories about the visits, will then be posted here.” Continue reading “Where in the world are you…. exactly?”
Abe Kobo (pron. “AH-bay KOH-boh”) (1924-1993) stands out dramatically from his contemporaries in postwar Japanese literature. His works bear no resemblance to the subjective, ultra-realistic and autobiographical style that characterizes a great deal of postwar literature in general and postwar Japanese literature in particular.
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