Wood Chart Portland, Maine
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WoodChart's beautiful map of Portland is a 3-D nautical wood map featuring the Portland, Casco Bay, and the Gulf of Maine region. Portland is Maine's largest city, with the greater metropolitan area serving as home to more than half a million people. The city has a rich history, with the first European settlement dating back to 1623. It was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon, was later named after Portland, Maine. Today, it is known for its various art and history museums which, together with the famous Old Port District and Portland Head Light are major tourist attractions.
Other Points of interest include: Brunswick, Cliff Island, Falmouth, House Island, Little Diamond Island, Jewell Island, Peaks Island, Scarborough, Westbrook, and Windham.
- Chart Location: Portland, Maine
- 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 carving in a custom, solid-wood frame protected with a sheet of durable, ultra-transparent acrylic and ready to hang.