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Fusing Fine Art with Cartography | GeoLounge

Fusing Fine Art with Cartography | GeoLounge | Cartography | Scoop.it
David McCarter is a Geography Graduate student at California State University, Northridge, where he is specializing in Cartography and GIS. Ever since he can remember, he has had a strong interest in both art and maps.
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40 Maps That Explain The Middle East

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East | Cartography | Scoop.it
These maps are crucial for understanding the region's history, its present, and some of the most important stories there today.
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Sightsmap

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Sightseeing popularity heatmaps for the whole world, based on Panoramio photos, Wikipedia and FourSquare.
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Maps and Monsters by Marina Warner | NYRgallery | The New York ...

Maps and Monsters by Marina Warner | NYRgallery | The New York ... | Cartography | Scoop.it
Yet in many ways maps and monsters would appear antithetical: maps are about measurement and evidence; they attempt to document a real world out there in an objective way with empirical tools tested over time; by ...
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Authors Guide To Drawing Maps - The World Building School

Authors Guide To Drawing Maps - The World Building School | Cartography | Scoop.it
Maps provide a solid, visual way to show people your world. The Authors Guide To Drawing Maps is a collection of articles to help you when drawing maps.
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A Makeover for Maps

A Makeover for Maps | Cartography | Scoop.it
Some graphic designers are trying to improve presentation of information using video and color rather than simple bar charts and graphs.
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Map Your Memories

Map Your Memories | Cartography | Scoop.it
Maps are more about their makers than the places they describe. Map who you are. Map where you are....
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An atlas of world maps by illustrators and storytellers

An atlas of world maps by illustrators and storytellers | Cartography | Scoop.it
An atlas of world maps by illustrators and storytellers MAR 13 2013. This looks beautiful: A Map of the World is a collection of maps by illustrators and storytellers. I've featured at least a few of the maps in the book here on kottke.org.
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Museum Studies students curate new exhibition to celebrate maps as ... - NIU Today

Museum Studies students curate new exhibition to celebrate maps as ... - NIU Today | Cartography | Scoop.it
Museum Studies students curate new exhibition to celebrate maps as ...
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601 - Bigger Than You Think: the Vatican and its Annexes - Big Think (blog)

601 - Bigger Than You Think: the Vatican and its Annexes - Big Think (blog) | Cartography | Scoop.it
Big Think (blog) 601 - Bigger Than You Think: the Vatican and its Annexes Big Think (blog) In the south and west, the border follows the 9th-century Leonine Wall [12] - the bastions are clearly visible on the map.
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How to make balloon maps - Wired.co.uk

How to make balloon maps - Wired.co.uk | Cartography | Scoop.it
Wired.co.uk How to make balloon maps Wired.co.uk To make precise digital maps, you just need a balloon and a smartphone, says Stewart Long of Boston's Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, which promotes "making open-source tools to...
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Maps and the Chinese Imperial World View - The Epoch Times

Maps and the Chinese Imperial World View - The Epoch Times | Cartography | Scoop.it
The Epoch Times Maps and the Chinese Imperial World View The Epoch Times "Map of the Great Qing's Myriad Tribute States (Using) Mercator's Projection of Longitude and Latitude in a Globular Projection Old and New." China, Qing dynasty, Jiajing...
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Why America Is Called America - New York Times

Why America Is Called America - New York Times | Cartography | Scoop.it
Why America Is Called America New York Times The large map, a masterpiece of woodblock printing, has been a star attraction at the library ever since and the object of revived scholarly fascination about the earliest cartography of the New World.
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Maps, Maps, Everywhere | Esri International User Conference

Maps, Maps, Everywhere | Esri International User Conference | Cartography | Scoop.it
To celebrate the opening of Map Gallery submissions for the 2013 Esri UC, we're showcasing some of our favorite maps from last year's conference.
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Stylish Maps Trace the Journeys of Film Characters From 'Star Wars ...

Stylish Maps Trace the Journeys of Film Characters From 'Star Wars ... | Cartography | Scoop.it
It's easy to get lost in an epic action-adventure film. Luckily for us, artist and film lover Andrew DeGraff has put together a collection of illustrated maps that trace the journeys of some of our most beloved film characters like ...
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A Beautiful Driftwood-and-Sealskin Map, Carved by an Inuit Hunter in 1925 - Slate Magazine (blog)

A Beautiful Driftwood-and-Sealskin Map, Carved by an Inuit Hunter in 1925 - Slate Magazine (blog) | Cartography | Scoop.it
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A Beautiful Driftwood-and-Sealskin Map, Carved by an Inuit Hunter in 1925
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However, in 1948, an editor for the cartography journal Imago Mundi noted that Inuit often made such maps for their own use.
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14 Fascinating Maps of Places Hiding In Plain Sight - Gizmodo

14 Fascinating Maps of Places Hiding In Plain Sight - Gizmodo | Cartography | Scoop.it
14 Fascinating Maps of Places Hiding In Plain Sight
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Sixteen creative types contributed a personal entry for the collection in their own unique style of modern cartography.
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They Draw & Travel

They Draw & Travel | Cartography | Scoop.it
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Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before

Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before | Cartography | Scoop.it
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Official Blog: A picture of Earth through time

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From Churchill to Assad - Jerusalem Post

From Churchill to Assad - Jerusalem Post | Cartography | Scoop.it
From Churchill to Assad Jerusalem Post In the ancient world Sumerians, Akkadians and Assyrians were fighting among themselves just as today Shi'ites, Sunnis and Kurds do.
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Google Releases Maps Engine Lite Beta for Consumers

Google Releases Maps Engine Lite Beta for Consumers | Cartography | Scoop.it
Google has released a beta version of Google Maps Engine Lite, a stripped down version of its enterprise mapmaking service that caters to individuals.
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NYC subway replacing station maps with touch screen kiosks

NYC subway replacing station maps with touch screen kiosks | Cartography | Scoop.it
New York City plans to replace the maps in its subway stations with touch screen displays that will provide simple directions and real-time service alerts.
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Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps - Book ...

Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps - Book ... | Cartography | Scoop.it
The book suggestion of this week is about one of my favorite themes, semiotics. The book is titled Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps, written by Jacques Bertin. Semiotics definition is basically the theory of the ...
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Two Superb, Hand-Drawn Maps of London - Visual News

Two Superb, Hand-Drawn Maps of London - Visual News | Cartography | Scoop.it
Visual News Two Superb, Hand-Drawn Maps of London Visual News When I visited Rome last summer I picked up a free, hand-drawn map of the city.
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'A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox' - New York Times

'A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox' - New York Times | Cartography | Scoop.it
'A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox' New York Times Into this book, now part of the Kislak Collection of the Library of Congress, Schöner bound two masterpieces of cartography by Martin Waldseemüller, celestial and terrestrial globe patterns of his...
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