Ancient GIS

This is the Tabula Peutingeriana (here is a high-resolution picture, about 7 MB heavy), one of the most ancient Geographic Information Systems in the world…people had no computer science, no GPS, no compasses… but maps like this just WORKED FINE!

Adriatic sea according to the Tabula Peutingeriana

Adriatic sea according to the Tabula Peutingeriana

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