Degrees/Minutes/Seconds, Ep. 4: Snake Island Has History

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D/M/S is a conversation series that will leave you buzzing with curiosity about the intersection of mapmaking and history. In each episode we open a window onto the world of historical GIS work: from the puzzles to the solutions, from the patterns to the (often juicy) idiosyncrasies.

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This unassuming island near the mouth of the Danube River vaulted to fame when a Russian warship opened fire in February 2022. Get the back story on the Black Sea outcropping that has been inspiring empires and troubling ships for millennia.

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