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Funny pictures about Pangea with modern political borders. Oh, and cool pics about Pangea with modern political borders. Also, Pangea with modern political borders. Plate Tectonics, Weird World, Strange World, Earth Science, Peta, World History, Social Studies, Social Media, Illustration

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and …

Istanbul Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the fortress of Alanya (ʿAlāʾiye, Alaiye) (Turkey) from Book on Navigation by Piri Reis Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Maps, Map Globe, Old Maps, Illuminated Manuscript, Map Art, Islamic Art, Illustrations

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the fortress of Alanya (ʿAlāʾiye, Alaiye) (Turkey) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol. 329a

Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the late 11th AH / 17th CE century, is based on the later expanded version with some 240 exquisitely executed maps and portolan charts. They include a world map (fol.41a) with the outline of the Americas, as well as coastlines (bays, capes, peninsulas), islands…

map of the Mississippi River - each color marks a different course that the river has taken throughout its history. (Fisk, Map of ancient courses of the Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau, MO - Donaldsonville, LA. Mississippi, Impression Textile, Map Globe, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Grafik Design, Artsy, Drawings, Artwork

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shanai-matteson: “ This map is one of the most beautiful depictions of the Mississippi River that I’ve ever seen. Each color marks a different course that the river has taken throughout its history....

A lot of people lived in Kowloon Walled City, which is a small place for that much people. The living quality is bad. Kowloon Walled City, Architecture Drawings, Map Design, City Maps, Design Thinking, Plans, Cities, Concept Art, Illustration Art

Facsimile Magazine January 2011

Facsimile Magazine Janurary, 2011 features articles, news and videos on housing issues, curated by Tim Ivison & Julia Tcharfas.

Map of Korea, 1873 Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Korea Map, Map Globe, Treasure Maps, Korean Art, Map Design

Map of Korea, 1873

Korean map from 1873. This map can be viewed in more detail at the UWM Libraries Digital Collections: collections.lib.uwm.edu/u?/agdm,1047

Mapped Face // Ed Fairburn on Graphic Mixed Media. Ed Fairburn has recently produced new works that live in a magical place between sculpture and drawings. Ed Fairburn, Maps Design, Design Ios, A Level Art, Vintage Maps, Arte Pop, Art Graphique, Art Plastique, Art Inspo

Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn

Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here and here) uses additive and subtractive techniques to create portraits that seem pefectly integrated with the topography of streets, mountains and rivers

The world map of the Spanish cartographer, conquistador and explorer Juan de la Cosa created in 1500 is the earliest world map showing part of the Americas. Juan de la Cosa sailed the first 3 voyages with Columbus and was the captain of the Santa María. Decoupage Vintage, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Antique Items, Piri Reis Map, Map Globe, Old Maps, Historical Maps, Ancient History

Juan de la Cosa (c.1460-1509) was a Spanish cartographer, conquistador and explorer. He made the earliest extant European world map to incorporate the territories of the Americas that were discovered in the 15th century, sailed with Christopher Columbus on his first three voyages, and was the owner/captain of the Santa María.

Turkic World Map. Mahmud Kashgari’s map of the Turkic world from the late century. Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Journey To The Past, Orange Line, Famous Books, 11th Century, City Maps

Turkic World Map

Mahmud Kashgari's map of the Turkic world from the late 11th century. North is on the left. The thick orange lines are mountains. Green is water.

USGS cartography of the Moon and Mars Various colors correspond to rock or terrain types- volcanic, crater, or sedimentary materials- as well as their relative ages. Moon Stages, Oort Cloud, Science Activities, Cartography, National Museum, Natural History, Solar System, Geology, Cosmic

Astrogeology Science Center - Maps

The Astrogeology Science Center's mission includes producing planetary maps and cartographic products which reveal topography, geology, topology, image mosaics and more, all made available to the international scientific community and the general public as a national resource. A selection of our more prominant products are listed here. To search for more maps visit: Astropedia

Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa - 1559 Map Of The Mediterranean, Renaissance, Ancient Myths, Art Carte, Map Globe, Nautical Chart, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Illuminated Letters

'Map' Is An Exquisite Record Of The Miles — And The Millennia

Map: Exploring the World is a new collection of maps, selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics and collectors, spanning everything from the Aztecs to modern digital imaging.

On the occation of Tiffany Chung s solo exhibition Scratching the Walls of Memories, [November 4 2010 – January 8 Asia Art Archive in America ivited the artist to discuss her practice with AAA-A and art colleagues. Space Map, Button Canvas, Bayeux Tapestry, Elements Of Color, Remote Sensing, Wall Maps, Textiles, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Art Archive

The First Art Newspaper on the Net

The First Art Newspaper on the Net, art daily,art news,artdaily, daily art, art, art newspaper, Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography, Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs, Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 360 Images, 3D Images, Last Week,LACMA features 44 photographs made by New York-based artist Vera Lutter, kamel mennour exhibits Dan Flavin's untitled monument for V. Tatlin, 1969, The…

While Los Angeles — where Kamal is set — lacks four seasons as such, the Autumnal Santa Ana Winds sweep down through the deserts of Southern California and across Los Angeles just as they blow through the stanzas of this … Continue reading → San Diego, San Francisco, San Gabriel, Great Basin, Great Love, Four Seasons, Southern California, Techno, Science

Why are the Santa Ana winds so hot and dry?

It’s been dry and windy because of those mysterious warm winds from the east. The famous Santa Anas are back. “The Santa Anas are really a rather defining phenomenon in…