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Multi-Layered, Wooden Maps Reveals Hidden Underwater Landscapes

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Washington-based husband-and-wife team Robbie and Kara Johnson have opened up an online store—“Below The Boat”—that offers beautifully-made, multi-layered wooden maps that shows what lies beneath lakes, rivers and oceans.

Handcrafted in Michigan, these unconventional topographic maps provides a rare insight into the under-explored underwater landscapes—which are often no less stunning than their counterparts on land.

Consisting of stacked layers of Baltic birch, the patterns are laser-cut and glued together to portray the troughs and peaks of ocean floors, lake and river beds.

Each map comes framed and ready-to-hang, covered with a piece of clear Plexiglas to protect it from the elements.



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[via Below The Boat]
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