Poll: In 1492, Columbus knew that the world ____ round.
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- Added: May 2005
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This is a dificult one, because the "enlightenment" of Columbus happened in the past, yet the geometrical nature of our planet has not changed in the intervening period. The correct term is, however, "biaxial ellipsoid"!
The world IS round and I voted withn my feet.