Check it out! There’s a new (and free) GIS app for your smartphone, created by NCSI. Have you had a chance to use it yet?
The maximum extent of Aceh Sultanate during Iskandar Muda’s reign, 1608-1637. During this period the series of naval expeditions and military campaigns launched by Iskandar Muda against Portuguese Malacca, Johor Sultanate, and other Malay states in Sumatra and Malay Peninsula. During this period the Sultanate of Aceh rose to become the dominant power in the region. [From]
This is so cool! This new interactive technology makes topographic maps easier to understand by combining them with a sandbox. A map is projected onto the sandbox reflecting the topography of the sand. If you change the hills and valleys in the sandbox, then corresponding changes are made in the projected overlay. Source.
A person can literally get hands on and see how these topography lines change when you change the landscape. This is a teaching tool to connect people to know how to interpret these human-made paper maps with the real world.
It’s hard to grasp the scope and size of this atlas, but watching three men wrangle it onto a cart really gave me a better understanding! Truly an impressive and gorgeous assembly of art and knowledge.
From the BBC:
The Klencke Atlas […] was made for Charles II to mark his restoration in 1660. But whilst being one of the British Libraries most important items, it is also one of its most fragile so hardly ever opened. This is a unique opportunity to see inside this enormous and lavish work, and see the world through the eyes of a King.
All my knowledge of sexual slang comes from seeing what comments people put on this when they reblog it
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Generation II: Johto ( #152 - #251)