Where to Find It
MAPPING HISTORY The Henry Hudson 400 Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's arrival in New York in 1609, has launched a Web map project that animates 17thcentury exploration with the help of Google's 21st-century digital mapping technology. Designers have taken a selection of rare maps and documents and overlaid them onto contemporary Google maps of the same areas. The interactive historic maps on www. henryhudson400.com also chart the courses of the explorer's four voyages in search of a shorter route to Asia. The site includes photos, 3-D models of Hudson's ship, and historical Information that is integrated into the …
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Publication information: Article title: Where to Find It. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: American Teacher. Volume: 94. Issue: 1 Publication date: September 2009. Page number: 20. © American Federation of Teachers Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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