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Fernando Gouvea fqgouvea at colby.edu
Mon Dec 7 16:20:43 PST 2020

A flipped globe is certainly possible, given the map in /Plan[e]t 
Engineering. /It looks very much like a mirror-image South America. It 
didn't occur to me to see if it might be  a plausible "south-up" South 
America, but it doesn't seem so, especially since Wolfe's notation says 
"northwest area of the Commonwealth".

Is anyone copying the folks at Centipede Press on this discussion?


On 12/7/2020 5:13 PM, Davud Stickhoff wrote:
> There is a theory about how far Wolfe took the reversal thing. I am 
> not sure I can describe it verbally, but it involves moving Bueno 
> Aires to the other side of the Andes by flipping the globe. It seems 
> to work.

Fernando Q. Gouvea         http://www.colby.edu/~fqgouvea
Carter Professor of Mathematics
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Colby College
5836 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901

This sentence contradicts itself -- no actually it doesn't.
   -- Douglas Hofstadter

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