Map of Europe, 1700
17th century map of Europe. Published in 1700, this map by the Dutch cartographer Frederick de Witt (1630-1706) shows the latest knowledge of the geography of Europe. The mapping has improved greatly on earlier maps, though there are still errors and distortions of scale. The inscriptions are in Latin. The title banner at upper left is being carried by cherubs, and below that is a depiction of the mythological tale of Europa, carried away by Zeus who took the form of a white bull. The continent of Europe is named after Europa.
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Silhouette of Rocky Mountain Elks (Cervus canadensis nelsoni) standing with rippled water in background in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
The Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus canadensis nelsoni) is a subspecies of elk found in the Rocky Mountains and adjacent ranges of Western North America. The winter ranges are most common in open forests and floodplain marshes in the lower elevations. In the summer it migrates to the subalpine forests and alpine basins. The total wild population is about one million individuals.
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A short legged Staffordshire Bull Terrier called 'Princess Cleopatra' wears sunglasses and a Jurgen Klopp scarf outside the Echo arena in Liverpool, north west England on May 18, 2016, before fans at the venue watch a live broadcast of the UEFA Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla. / AFP PHOTO / JON SUPER
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