Up in the branches of mile-high trees, a cartographer maps the routes between greenhouses.

For the last great mapping exercise, a cartography team of twenty had swarmed through the treetops from greenhouse to greenhouse. But that had involved sketching everything by hand, followed by hours upon hours of laborious copying and compiling. She, however, has several portable cameras, with quick-change lenses and autowinders, and can grab images nearly as fast as she can walk, taking just a few minutes’ pause now and then to sketch the basic branch patterns for reference.

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