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Gorgeous Vintage Maps of the Mississippi River’s Path Over Time

Beautiful map of the many paths of the Mississippi River by Harold N. Fisk

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One of the best all around maps of Ancient Egypt lots of details. Merritt Cartographic: Ancient Egypt

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What’s better than old maps? Maps of really old places that don’t exist any more!

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Emily Garfield. Patchwork Fields (Cityspace #145). Ink wash, pen, watercolor.

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Plan of the river delta with the jetties | Fishing Harbour and Park at Liopetri | draftworks•architects

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Mississippi River Flood Map, 1927

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The fog rolled in on the sleepy swap. The boat's bell fell silent in the thickening air. The captain's map was useless. Where were they and would they ever find their way back?

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Such a pretty, shabby look! Decoupage drawers with your favorite scrapbook paper and Mod Podge - love it!

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Doggerland is the name of a vast plain that joined Britain to Europe for nearly 12,000 years, until sea levels began rising dramatically after the last Ice Age. Taking its name from a prominent shipping hazard—Dogger Bank—this immense landbridge vanished beneath the North Sea around 6000 B.C. It was a busy thoroughfare for ancient hunters and gatherers. But archaeologists hardly gave it a thought until 2002, when British researchers saw seismic survey data from the petroleum industry.

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