Sailscape: Landscape of the Sea

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Sailscape is  a type of landscape which is predominated by Sea.

It is characterized by the tones blue, sand, white and grey steel.

It is defined as practical and symbolic construction of the oceanic environment and as part of the navigation and geographical imagination [1]

In addition to that, the navigator’s scope and the ship’s trip have been regarded as spatial agents in the construction of the landscape.

The sunset brings another tones like pink, peach, purple and finally, the most dark black.

That’s the enchantment of the Sea: the visible changes and the infinite permanence.

Everything which is valuable remains.

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Photos from Concón, Chile. Taken by Author. 2015
[1] García Redondo, J. (2012). Sailscapes. La construcción del paisaje del Océano Pacífico en el Giro del Mondo de Gemelli Carreri.
Anuario de Estudios Americanos, 69(1): 253-275 doi: 10.3989/aeamer.2012.1.10 
http://estudiosamericanos.revistas.csic.es/index.php/estudiosamericanos/article/view/570/573
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