Tuesday, May 14, 2013


Why don't we make this a map day?

Western Turkey, or Anatolia ... elevations:

And political:

Ottoman Empire (pale yellow); Venetian Republic (purple);
Genoan Republic (green)

And finally, infrastructure:

These maps are distorted intentionally.  You can read about the reason for the distortion here.   The 30th Meridian can be dimly seen at the centre bottom and the top right of the map, where the shapes of the regions are forced into a 60-degree turn.

1 comment:

Ahmet said...

I can almost see my house from here!