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design work life » FontMap Typographic Maps

design work life » FontMap Typographic Maps | Cartography | Scoop.it
Typographic maps are nothing new, but these by Fontmap are the best I've seen. The letters that denote each area also make up an accurate geographic representation. It's clear that an extensive amount of time was put into ...
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VPRO: Custom Cartography and The Netherlands From Above ...

The cartography for the project is custom-made for VPRO, designed to complement the channel's rich visual branding. Cities fill in based on a custom compilation we derived using a combination of NaturalEarthData and ...
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Social maps

Social maps | Cartography | Scoop.it
Tweetsmap plots your Twitter followers on a map of the world: Do it. It only takes a minute. On a live version of your map, you can click to get the absolute number of followers instead of %s. I wouldn't.
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Web Cartography without Flash | Thematic Maps Blog

Web Cartography without Flash | Thematic Maps Blog | Cartography | Scoop.it
Web Cartography without Flash. Recently I found some interesting examples on how to build an interactive map without Flash but using HTML5 and JavaScript instead. This seems to open new possibilities to visualize free ...
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Cartography Police : Just Urbanism

Cartography Police : Just Urbanism | Cartography | Scoop.it
Cartography Police. India Map - CIA Factbook. On the front page of the Times of India, is the following piece, US state department shows PoK as part of Pakistan: At a time when incorrect India maps are getting the goat of not ...
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541 - Ten Map Shorts | Strange Maps | Big Think

541 - Ten Map Shorts | Strange Maps | Big Think | Cartography | Scoop.it
Finding maps that are sufficiently strange and beautiful is only half the joy of making this blog; the other is writing up the story to go along with them. But sometimes, fascinating maps are resistant to exegesis - maybe because ...
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Cartography in RPGs–My take on maps »

Cartography in RPGs–My take on maps » | Cartography | Scoop.it
So I think maps are in some cases the seed that help adventures sprout and blossom. Sometimes are the very heart of the adventure and sometimes they're just unnecessary. Of course it is then down to the cartographer, the writer and the ...
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A Survey Of Moon Maps Since the 17th Century - The Awl

A Survey Of Moon Maps Since the 17th Century - The Awl | Cartography | Scoop.it
The AwlA Survey Of Moon Maps Since the 17th CenturyThe AwlAnyway: Mayer used his libration calculations in order to produce a series of incredibly accurate maps of the surface of the moon during a lunar eclipse on August 8, 1748.
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Making Mental Maps Manifest @PSFK

Making Mental Maps Manifest @PSFK | Cartography | Scoop.it
A German designer creates mashups of mental and real world maps.
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The Map Geeks Behind 'Bostonography' - Design - The Atlantic Cities

The Map Geeks Behind 'Bostonography' - Design - The Atlantic Cities | Cartography | Scoop.it
In this age of Google Maps and GPS in cell phones, hasn't everything already been mapped? “It's probably the most common question a cartographer gets,” says Tim Wallace, who's finishing his Ph.D. at the University of ...
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Musings On Iraq: Latest Charts, Maps, And Figures On Iraq From ...

Musings On Iraq: Latest Charts, Maps, And Figures On Iraq From ... | Cartography | Scoop.it
Every three months the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) releases its quarterly report to Congress. The SIGIR is one of the best sources for up to date facts and figures about Iraq, especially since some ...
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The National Map: Historical Topographic Map Collection

The National Map: Historical Topographic Map Collection | Cartography | Scoop.it
Home page of The National Map...
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Cartography | Data Deluge

Cartography | Data Deluge | Cartography | Scoop.it
Cartography. The latest edition of Glimpse Magazine, on Cartography, is out HERE. Posted 3 minutes ago by Matt. 0. Add a comment. No more! Data Deluge. Data-Science-Visualisation-Books. Sidebar. Classic · Flipcard ...
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Community mapping of African rainforests could show way forward for ... - Mongabay.com

Community mapping of African rainforests could show way forward for ... - Mongabay.com | Cartography | Scoop.it
Mongabay.comCommunity mapping of African rainforests could show way forward for ...Mongabay.comA new initiative to place community mapping of central African rainforests online could prove key to local rights in the region, says the UK-based NGO...
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re_map

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instruments of spatial control...
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Thanksgiving Cartography « Sketches & Jottings

Thanksgiving Cartography « Sketches & Jottings | Cartography | Scoop.it
This Blog . . . . . . looks inside the journals, diaries, sketchbooks and notepads of artists, writers, travelers and other interesting people. Click the link for a visual archive of all my posts ...
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In Baltimore, Mapping The World Of Addiction - NPR

In Baltimore, Mapping The World Of AddictionNPROther maps track things like visible drug use and vacant housing — all factors that may contribute to an addict's decision to use drugs.
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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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NASA Probe Beams Home Best Moon Map Ever - Fox News

NASA Probe Beams Home Best Moon Map Ever - Fox News | Cartography | Scoop.it
Fox NewsNASA Probe Beams Home Best Moon Map EverFox NewsThis color-shaded relief view of the moon's far side, taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, is part of the highest-resolution near-global lunar topographic map ever created.
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Public Mapping Project

The Public Mapping Project seeks to increase public participation and transparency in redistricting through the deployment of on-line mapping tools and educational information.
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Incredibly beautiful geological maps of volcanoes - Holy Kaw!

Incredibly beautiful geological maps of volcanoes - Holy Kaw! | Cartography | Scoop.it
Unless you're a scientist, lab results and other scientific findings don't strike us as particularly beautiful. There's nothing about microbes that makes you want to hang them on your wall. But these geological maps of volcanoes ...
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The Map Scroll

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Fuzzy Tolerance » What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You

Fuzzy Tolerance » What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You | Cartography | Scoop.it
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Wikipedia Language Maps Created By Oxford Internet Institute's Mark Graham ... - Huffington Post

Wikipedia Language Maps Created By Oxford Internet Institute's Mark Graham ... - Huffington Post | Cartography | Scoop.it
Wikipedia Language Maps Created By Oxford Internet Institute's Mark Graham ...Huffington PostIf you look closely at the Arabic or Persian maps you might see some interesting patterns (for instance look closely at the patterns in the US).
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The GeoSat Project: Using Remote Sensing to Keep Pace with ...

The GeoSat Project: Using Remote Sensing to Keep Pace with ... | Cartography | Scoop.it
Presently in Portugal, the cartographic framework for municipal land planning requires compliance with demanding and complex technical specifications that are mandatory for the production of detailed maps of the required ...
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