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Historical Mapping BY CHRIS RADO AND UTTAM BERA GIS Time as Machine Capturing New York City's Zoning History 2013 R eferences to time travel abound in popular culture; examples are found in literature, television and movies. There was the original H.G. Wells' The Time Machine, Mr. Peabody's WABAC Machine of the "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show," and, in movies, timetravel themes are ubiquitous. Protagonists in these stories travel time for varying reasons: to influence some previous event to "fix" a past, present or future outcome, or they merely wish to explore the state of things in a time different than their own. 1916 14 G E O W O R L D / M A R C H 2 O 1 3

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