Amazing vintage maps of the Mississippi. Produced in 1944 by Harold N. Fisk, who drew in a rainbow of colors the path of past and current flows as the mighty river changed course and flooded over time.
JF Ptak Science Books Post 144 (from expanded Understanding the Mississippi River was the skeleton key to understanding pre-Civil War America. There was really nothing else quite like it—the Ohio River and the attention paid it by Collot and.
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Harold Fisk’s 1944 alluvial maps of the Lower Mississippi River Valley for the Army Corps of Engineers. There were 15 giant plates in total, tracing the meanders and oxbow bends of the Mississippi back hundreds of years.