Originally Posted by Polwart
There is a suggested link in that, at that time, all the important countries in the world were in the northern hemisphere - and it would have been difficult to see them if they were on the underside of the globe.
- There appears to be no "physical" reason why North (as opposed to south) should be the top of our maps.
Got it in one Polwart! Our Antipodean friends won't put up with that feeble political trick for long!
Andy apparently there's water on Mars. Next they'll find guinness on Uranus and you'll all be happy. (Bar Customs of course
Guinness. The cause of many a black hole. Witness this phenomenon at The Folly
on December 16th
K & P