I only stumbled across Harold Fisk’s Mississippi River meander maps in the past few years, oblivious to both their age and their sheer scale. This short article by Jason Kottke is a nice love-letter to his maps — I particularly like how he describes them as a memory of the river.

The Marvelous Mississippi River Meander Maps
I have long admired the Mississippi River meander maps designed by Army Corps of Engineers cartographer Harold Fisk but have s