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Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Beyond the Lines

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Beyond the Lines

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Sep 4, 2015 September 4, 2015

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Maps. We’ve all studied them. Stuffed them into backpacks or the seat back pocket of our car. Maybe we’ve even been led astray by a map. But have you ever thought about the person who made that map? Or how that person might influence your initial impression of a landscape?

“A map is not a perfect representation of a landscape. It’s an abstract representation,” says cartographer Marty Schnure. Today, we have a story about a mapmaker, Patagonia Park, and the process Marty uses to create a map—a map that she hopes will connect you to a place.


Listen to “Beyond the Lines” by The Dirtbag Diaries on Soundcloud.

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