A birds-eye view of our land


"Here we see what the mountains of England and Scotland would look like if they could all be brought together. Visitors to London are always impressed by St. Paul's Cathedral, with its beautiful dome; but it would take eleven St. Paul's Cathedrals, one above the other, to reach the top of Ben Nevis, the highest point on which we can stand in Britain. At the bottom of the picture are Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, Eddystone Lighthouse, the Houses of Parliament, and the Monument, showing how they compare with the hills and mountains"

Source: "The Children's Treasure House" (1911)