Stick Charts

Some articles on stick charts, charts:

Marshall Islands Stick Chart
... Stick charts were made and used by the Marshallese to navigate the Pacific Ocean by canoe off the coast of the Marshall Islands ... The charts represented major ocean swell patterns and the ways the islands disrupted those patterns, typically determined by sensing disruptions in ocean ... Stick charts were typically made from the midribs of coconut fronds tied together to form an open framework ...

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