Morphing Mississippi

January 18th, 2006 | Filed under: Mapping, Past | 1 Comment »

Each plate from Harold N. Fisk’s 1944 geological survey of the Mississippi is stunning on its own. Strung together, it becomes a beautiful creature twitching along the terrain.

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One Comment on “Morphing Mississippi”

  1. 1 raul said at 9:19 am on February 6th, 2006:

    Reminds me of the passage in the McPhee book The Control Nature in which he describes the Mississippi as a hand running back and forth over a piano.


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