Day: September 12, 2017

The Fake Mountain Range That Appeared on Maps to Get a Century

The Mountains of Kong form a magnificent, impassable mountain range in West Africa. It is not real. But that did not stop 19th-century writers from waxing poetic about its formidable, snow-capped peaks. Or illustrious cartographers from including it in historical maps. Or Jim Naughten from photographing it. The British photographer pretends the legend’s true for Read More