Jacob's ladder surface
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In mathematics, Jacob's ladder is a surface with infinite genus and two ends. It was named after Jacob's ladder by Ghys (1995, Théorème A) because the surface can be constructed as the boundary of a ladder that is infinitely long in both directions.
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