Hillshade Visualizations

Hillshade visualizations, or, as Wikipedia coins it, Terrain Cartography, are impressive recreations of real world terrain features.

A geographer, sitting in a window seat, simple cannot resist…

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When working in forestry, I used 3D rendering software (3D Nature) to represent the visual impact of proposed logging on actual hillsides and landscapes.

Anytime I get a window seat on a plane and a clear weather window, I simply can’t help but admire the texture and beauty of landscape features as seen from 30,000 feet.

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