Brown Bag Lecture: Rescaling Geography
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Grand Canyon Exploratory and Topographic Mapping, 1777-1978
Presented by Matthew Toro, Director of Maps, Imagery, and Geospatial Services | ASU Library
Nobody truly knows the Grand Canyon. The sheer scale of the place prevents anyone from ever seeing it fully, from ever learning all of its secrets. Our best efforts to understand the region holistically come through the abstraction afforded by the science and art of cartography. Maps rescale geography, allowing us to conceptualize space beyond the distances and depths perceived by our senses. ThisView more
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