Monsters, Maps & Moving Forward

Monsters, Maps & Moving Forward

The other day I saw a topographical map of a piece of the ocean floor. I loved the lines and shapes. Old sea maps sometimes have fantastical sea monsters. As we add knowledge and scientific development to the human repertoire, we can probably say those monsters were inspired by oarfish, whales & Humboldt squid. This pattern was inspired by the thought that as we discover new and amazing things on our blue planet, our former monsters are less scary and more delightful.
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