Mermaids at the Nation’s Capitol?

Court of Neptune (38º53’19”N, 77º00’20”W) Well, not exactly but the story could lead one to believe that the fountains in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building for the Library of Congress has a direct influence from the beautiful creatures of the Dark Seas. This sculpture was created by Roland...

Mermaids in Corpus Christi

My adventure to find memorials to mermaids to better understand their myth on human history around the world starts in my home town of Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi was occupied originally by the Karankawa Indians until the Spanish explorer Alvez Nunez Cabeza de Vaca’s expedition made land fall near...

Discovering Mermaids

For several years, I have been intrigued by certain folklores mainly from the Scandinavian region. Melusine, which is the iconic mermaid used for Starbucks Coffee, was when I narrowed my interest to mermaids. Why was she so different with two fins? This started my in-depth research on mermaids and...

Sidewalk Compasses

You’ve seen them walking down a road or sidewalk; Compasses. It has become a hobby of mine to take a picture of them when I see them. Where have you seen them? I wonder if our staff of mermaids from the Dark Seas have them on the ocean floor?...

Spread of COVID-19 in Texas First Month in One Minute

Our talented staff of mermaids from the Deep have put together an animated illustration of the spread of COVID-19 in Texas for its first month (March 11th – April 7th) using data based on data from the Texas Department of Transportation....

COVID-19 UPDATE

We primarily work in the comforts of our home in the Dark Seas away from human contact most of the time. However, we are especially doing our part in leveling the curve and staying home while this pandemic blows over. Just know, we are still working on maps, researching...

Welcome to Dark Seas Mapping Company

Dark Seas Mapping Company is taking on reporting on some of the most interesting political boundaries from the perspective of a cadastral land surveyor and cartographer.  Articles will feature informative, non-biased summaries with simple maps that tell the story.  The hope is to have a central resource for researchers,...