Fascinating video: growth of shipping around the globe over the past 250 years

Watch the growth of shipping on the planet over the past two centuries.

Animation starts in England where coal and textile shipments took off during the industrial revolution.

The innovation spread like wildfire leading to the modern transportation routes we utilize now to ". . . move more sediment and material than natural processes like errosion and rivers," according the narrator.

Video was uploaded last week by baric82.