Wood Chart Sanibel Island
This beautiful map of Sanibel Island is a 3-D nautical wood map featuring this barrier island. Sanibel is a barrier island and a collection of sand on the leeward (downwind) side of Pine Island, which is made of more solid coral rock. It's known for its bounty of seashells which is a result of the island's location and its east-west orientation. It sits on a large plateau that extends West into the Gulf of Mexico for several miles, creating a shelf for the shells to collect on and eventually wash onto the shore.
Points of Interest: San Carlos Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Pine Island, Captiva Island, J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Tarpon Bay, St. James City, Caloosahatchee River, and Matlacha Pass National Wildlife Refuge.
- Chart Location: Sanibel Island, Florida
- Material: Baltic Birch
- Dimensions: 24.5" x 31"
- Ready to hang solid wood frame with quality acrylic dust cover
- Intricate detail
Starting with a bathymetric chart (the underwater equivalent of a topographic map), Wood Charts uses laser-cutters to carve the contours into sheets of Baltic birch and glue them together to create a powerful visual depth. They hand stain select layers a blue-green so it's easy to discern land from water, etch major byways into the land, then frame the whole thing in a custom, solid wood frame, protected with a sheet of durable, ultra-transparent acrylic and ready to hang.
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