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Eric Sanderson:
Eric Sanderson dibuja Nueva York... la que antecedió a la ciudad .

TEDGlobal 2009 · 16:09 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Eric Sanderson: Eric Sanderson dibuja Nueva York... la que antecedió a la ciudad .
16:09 · Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 · Subtitles available in 18 languages

400 años después de que Hudson encontrara el puerto de Nueva York, Eric Sanderson explica cómo realizó un mapa en 3D de la fascinante ecología de colinas, ríos, fauna y flora del área que después se convertiría en la ciudad de Manhattan, (al detalle, manzana por manzana) cuando Times Square era un pantano y no había servicio de reparto a domicilio.

Landscape ecologist
Armed with an 18th-century map, a GPS and reams of data, Eric Sanderson has re-plotted the Manhattan of 1609, just in time for New York's quadricentennial. Full bio
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