Map of Ancient Marble Quarries Surrounding Rome:

This map was developed for a Natural History Magazine article on the marble quarries of ancient Rome. It combines details on the location of ancient marble quarries with a layout of Roman highways, all within a topographic rendering based on satellite data.

The map served to underscore the conclusions of the authors showing the relationship between these quarries, the famed roadways that ring the city, and the local marbles that clad the classical Roman architecture.

 

 

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