St. Louis at the Millennium, a Thousand Years of Change: Satellite Imagery, Birds-Eye Views, Historical Topography: 2000 ... 1000 White Star Press

ISBN: 9781885508683

Published: January 1st 1999

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1 page


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St. Louis at the Millennium, a Thousand Years of Change: Satellite Imagery, Birds-Eye Views, Historical Topography: 2000 ... 1000  by  White Star Press

St. Louis at the Millennium, a Thousand Years of Change: Satellite Imagery, Birds-Eye Views, Historical Topography: 2000 ... 1000 by White Star Press
January 1st 1999 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 1 page | ISBN: 9781885508683 | 4.63 Mb

Using historic and modern maps and photographs, historic Birds Eye Views and aerial satellite images, this remarkable piece vividly displays the changes in St. Louis from the time before European settlement of the Americas up to the year 2000.MoreUsing historic and modern maps and photographs, historic Birds Eye Views and aerial satellite images, this remarkable piece vividly displays the changes in St. Louis from the time before European settlement of the Americas up to the year 2000. Images include a reconstruction of the Cahokia Mounds complex, a Birds Eye view from 1873, a 1999 oblique aerial image and aerial photos showing the 1993 flooding extent.

A Satellite image from 1999 is contrasted with an artistic impression showing the landforms in 1000 AD, including the locations of Cahokia and other settlements. A modern map of the city center is provided for context. The text describes the changes in the Citys shape and character over time, including changes made to the landforms, with a graph showing population growth since 1800.Other text explains the changes in mapping technology over the years.

A time scale highlights significant events in the world and the region. Beautiful and informative.



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