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An Underground Forest, In Search of Silver - Venue

Gorgeous map of underground tunnels and shafts in Nevada's Comstock silver mines

Atlas that looks like a propeller ;-)

Things that Quicken the Heart: Circles - Mandalas - Radial Symmetry VI

The above map is of the San Francisco peninsula in the 19th century, showing the creeks and original shoreline, before all the development and landfill. Below are a couple of maps of the San Franci…

What was, what will be

The above map is of the San Francisco peninsula in the century, showing the creeks and original shoreline, before all the development and landfill. Below are a couple of maps of the San Franci…

vintage Japanese astronomical chart, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan / Mitaka Library

Map Japanese astronomical chart, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan / Mitaka Library

Medical Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan, McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1956)

visualizing distances Medical Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan, McGraw-Hill Book Co.

Comstock Mine Maps

Comstock Mine Maps – Department Of The Interior, United States Geological Survey, Clarence King Director. Atlas To Accompany The Monograph On The Geology Of The Comstock Lode And The Washoe District By George F.

Eric Fischer : Locals and Tourists #5 (GTWA #20): Tokyo. Blue pictures are by locals. Red pictures are by tourists. Yellow pictures might be by either. Base map © OpenStreetMap, CC-BY-SA

Eric Fischer : Locals and Tourists (GTWA Tokyo. Blue pictures are by locals. Red pictures are by tourists. Yellow pictures might be by either. Base map © OpenStreetMap, CC-BY-SA

New item in my etsy shopAncient Courses of the Misissippi River Meander Belt Sheet 10 geological survey map vintage reproduction 1943 by PanchromaticaDesigns. Find it here http://ift.tt/1XfkOl1

Ghost Trails of the Mississippi River, 1944 - Retronaut

A 1944 map showing the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers at Cairo, Ill., used aerial photos and soil borings to produce a color-coded guide to the historic twists and turns of the Mississippi. It is still used today.

Ten Things You Need to Know about

Alluvial Valley of the Lower Mississippi River by Harold Fisk. Part of an otherwise technocratic report for the Army Corps of Engineers, Fisk’s fifteen maps of the historical traces of the Mississippi River are a triumph of information aesthetics.

The first drawings of neurons — The Golgi Stain: In 1837, Italian physician Camilo Golgi devised a reaction to stain the wispy dendrites and axons of neurons, making it possible to see brain cells in situ. Ramon y Cajal won the Nobel Prize using this stain

Olfactory Bulb, “this drawing of a dog’s olfactory bulb is one of many astonishing architectures revealed by a staining method that bears his name. Its application to the study of nervous tissue marks the beginning of modern neuroscience.

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Must return to my favorite city! New York: Map of Manhattan neighborhoods

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