Browse Items (4 total)

2016-10-18 10.51.34.jpg
Containing water elements such as rivers, lakes and coastlines, this layer is important because it represents en element of transporting of goods, travel, and resources. As a Dutch copy, this map could have provided information on access points for…
2016-10-16 14.31.23.jpg
This layer includes the lakes, bays, and oceans noted on the map. This is separate from the river layer because they require different navigational strategies to explore them and foster different lifestyles for the peoples living near them. They…
2016-10-18 10.43.46.jpg
This layer contains the contours of the land that is pictured on the map. Naturally, those contours delineate the water spaces on the map as well. This layer is important because I think it is the base layer for the rest of the features of the map.…
2016-10-18 10.59.15.jpg
This layer shows the rivers shown in North America and Asia, as well as lakes (shaded in) to which inland rivers connect. Rivers (and their labels, which I have not included in this layer) make up the majority of information shown in continental…
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