The Earth’s Moon, February 1969

“On the day of my interview, January 14, 1976, I was escorted into the chief cartographer’s office where the Moon supplement, containing the signature of the astronauts that had landed on the moon, was prominently displayed. Knowing the steps taken to produce this map—as reported in the magazine—it became the focal point of my interview, leading to my eventual employment as a novice National Geographic cartographer.”

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