Author: Mariah Turner

A seasoned geographer with an unending love for fashion and exploration. Seeing the world in all its ramifications.

Cartier Comes to Canada

Down the Ooligan Trail Cheri BrooksWas a Native American “grease” trail the real Northwest Passage?  Discovered But Not Revealed Brian HookerMagellan’s “Unfortunate Island”  Strait to Cathay Derek HayesJacques Cartier and the French claim to North America  Soldier, Scientist, Map Maker Norman J. ThrowerWilliam H. Emory and the mapping of the American Southwest  Crossing the …

Soldier, Scientist, Map Maker

Long before the appearance of Europeans in the area now known as the American Southwest, various indigenous groups knew specific areas extremely well. Nomadic tribes, in particular, were familiar with limited areas of the region’s rugged landscape, but so were more sedentary peoples, such as those at Acoma, New Mexico, …

July/August 2018

Cartography for the “New” Cyclist Robert B. ParryBicycling maps make a comeback  Map Maker on a Mission Bill WarrenFather Kino and the myth of insular California  Northern Delights Mel MandellMaps of Scandinavia and Norway on display  The Triumph of Geometry over Geography Norman J.W. ThrowerCadastral surveying in the United States  Golden Maps Robert ClancyGold rush …