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The Great Lines Exhibition with Karen Rann
This exhibition follows the history of the invention of contour lines on maps, inspired by their Newcastle born inventor Charles Hutton.
Exploring material held in the Lit & Phil plus other archives here and abroad, the exhibition tells a curious story of their invention through maps and models, artworks and books.
More information from: https://thegreatlinesproject.wordpress.com/
Monday 6th June, 6.00pm. 'Charles Hutton: scientist, mathematician and the density of the Earth' A talk by Prof. Robin Johnson.
Saturday 11th June 10am-12 noon ‘Fantasy Maps’ FREE creative drop-in for families
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