The bluish line long the coast is the route that will be described in the story and is the only artwork to be colored like this on these maps. I know it may look like a water feature but I can't find suitable alternative color, the teal/blue seems to work well to pop the route without being harsh like red or orange might. And because no water shows up as blue on these I think reads ok (even if it breaks my rule of applying a water color to a naturalistic feature that isn't water).
I'm most interested in what people think about the font styles. In particular for the Indian Ocean and Great Bight labels. Do these look correct all caps? I like it but previous to this I would normally give water upper/lower like I do for other geographic features.
I'm not excited about the call outs in solid black and may change these. The maps do not normally get these call outs but this story has touch points that are not otherwise labelled on the map. I may screen them back to 90%k.
Anyway, have at it.