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The New York Times
A map of every building in America.
america  usa  buildings  cartography  map  data 
october 2018 by garrettc
Explore the world of form with Morphology
"What is the visual language of cartography? Let’s explore this question through the medium of drawing. After all, it is this abstract representation of place onto a surface of fewer dimensions that the act of cartography entails. "
cartography  design  inspiration  maps  mapping 
november 2017 by garrettc
"Sierra Nevada Codex", Exhibition view
Artist Matthew Rangel makes cartographic drawings of his hikes.
art  cartography  drawing  walking  hiking  maps  inspiration 
january 2017 by garrettc
Atlas of Design
"A gallery of beautiful and inspiring maps from around the world."
book  cartography  design  maps  mapping 
november 2016 by garrettc
Mapping Mountains
"I’ve been spending a lot of time over the mountains of Northern California lately. To view mountains from above is to journey through time itself: over ancient shorelines, the trails of glaciers, the marks of countless seasons, and the front lines of perpetual tectonic struggle. Fly with me now, on a tour through the world of elevation data:"
cartography  maps  mapping  design 
october 2016 by garrettc
illustreets
Standard of living research tool
map  mapping  gis  geodata  cartography  uk  statistics  society 
august 2015 by garrettc
40 maps that explain the internet
Where the internet came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world
cartography  history  internet  maps  mapping  geodata 
february 2015 by garrettc
Blitzortung.org – lightning map Europe
Thunderstorms and lightning strikes in real-time.
cartography  maps  weather  sensors  data  lightning 
june 2014 by garrettc
Fieldpapers
Field Papers allows you to print a multipage paper atlas of anywhere in the world and take it outside, offline, into the field. You can scribble on it, add features, or make notes about the area, all without a GPS or complicated GIS software.
cartography  mapping  maps  paper  creativity 
may 2012 by garrettc
Old Maps Online
Historical maps from libraries around the world
mapping  maps  history  geo  geodata  geography  cartography 
march 2012 by garrettc
You Have No Idea How Big Africa Really Is (But This Map Does)
"It's about 11.7 million square miles, which is really big—big enough to fit the United States, China, India, Japan, and much of Europe within its borders." - It's also a continent, not a country. Interesting cartographic experiment nonetheless.
africa  maps  mapping  geography  visualisation  education  cartography 
october 2010 by garrettc
Ten of the greatest maps that changed the world
"…a new exhibition at the British Library charts the extraordinary documents that transformed the way we view the globe forever."
maps  mapping  cartography  politics  geography  data  design  history  inspiration 
may 2010 by garrettc
MAPfrappe
A Google Maps mashup that lets you compare landmark sizes by outlining a part of the world and overlaying it on another.
maps  mapping  googlemaps  mashup  visualisation  comparison  cartography 
april 2010 by garrettc
Flickr as a paintbrush
What colours are people on the ground looking at? Using the Flickr API to map colours to geography.
flickr  cartography  colour  api  art  visualisation  maps 
october 2009 by garrettc
This Isn't England
Bias in maps, and the average outline of mainland U.K. Ben Terrett investigates how Britain and New Zealand have been portrayed on world maps.
design  geo  interesting  mapping  cartography  uk  maps 
july 2008 by garrettc

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