Reinhard produced the maps as a way to better grasp the region's geography itself. They are the only ones who have a connection with those piqued his curiosity. "I am from Indiana, which is always flat and boring," he added to Coloss . "When I started rendering the elevation data of the state, the story of the land emerged. "
Many students struggle to decipher geology and geography maps, so for Reinhard, the project was a way of getting better. "As a visual person, I was now intrigued by the ability to gain insight into locations," he said.
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Reinhard has taken that idea to its logical next step by adding 3D to the shadows. realism and making them more engaging. His 3D map of Yellowstone Park is based on the above-mentioned 1
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