Historic Cartography – used to know the territory and its dynamics

An analysis was carried out on the cartographic documentation produced between 16th and 19th centuries concurrently with the excavation drive in Carlappiano (Piombino) and Vetricella (Scarlino) concerning the coastal area between Piombino, Follonica and Val di Pecora. The most reliable documentation on the topic includes large scale spatial representations its topographical contents (settlements, road network, hydro-morphological structure) providing a clear outlook on the environmental and economical situation subsequently giving a wider view of the evolutionary processesleading to the development of… Continue reading