Maps of the Moon Mountains Once Thought to Be the Source of the Nile

Maps of the Moon Mountains Once Thought to Be the Source of the Nile

The search for the source of the Nile captivated civilizations for centuries. For a long stretch of time from ancient Greece right up into the 19th century, the answer to that mysterious question was the Mountains of the Moon. This range of peaks wound up on a number of maps despite being entirely fictional.

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