The “San Francisco Archipelago”


It is general knowledge that the polar ice caps are melting at an alarming rate. What isn’t considered as readily, however, is how this rise in sea level would affect the topography of our homes in the far future.  This map project tackles this idea head on by determining what the city of San Francisco would look like in the year 2072, if the rate of the encroaching tidal level increased to 200ft per 60 years.  Since the city has an abundance of hills and valleys, a series of islands and straits would be formed, thus the “San Francisco Archipelago.”

 

To read the full article about this map project posted on burritojustice.com click here.

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