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GMapGIS, dibuja sobre tus Google Maps y compártelos

GMapGIS, dibuja sobre tus Google Maps y compártelos | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

GMapGIS es un servicio web que nos permite, sin necesidad de crear cuenta alguna, dibujar y situar líneas, polígonos, marcadores, etiquetas etc. en nuestros Google Maps con posibilidad de guardarlos y compartirlos posteriormente.


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Cartographic Anomalies: How Map Projections Have Shaped Our Perceptions of the World

Cartographic Anomalies: How Map Projections Have Shaped Our Perceptions of the World | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Elizabeth Borneman explores how cartography and cartographic projections help and hinder our perception of the world.

"How do you think the world (starting with our perceptions) could change if the map looked differently? What if Australia was on top and the hemispheres switched? By changing how we look at a map we truly can begin to explore and change our assumptions about the world we live in."

 

Geography doesn’t just teach us about the Earth; it provides ways for thinking about the Earth that shapes how we see the world.  Maps do the same; they represent a version of reality and that influences how we think about places. 

 

Tags: mapping, perspective.


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CHS AP Human Geography's curator insight, August 14, 5:30 PM

Use as small cards that students can sort in small groups?  Post as gallery walk?  Skill builder to identify areas of distortion (shape, area, distance, etc)?  

HumdeBut's curator insight, August 15, 4:15 AM

bien intéressant !

YEC Geo's curator insight, August 15, 10:03 AM

I love maps, but it's easy to forget that reproducing a three-dimensional object on a two-dimensional surface involves many trade-offs.  This article highlights those trade-offs.

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Digital Cartography [65]

Digital Cartography [65] | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
A look at what interactive map-makers have been publishing in the past few days

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Climas y paisajes

Climas y paisajes | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

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VISITA VIRTUAL A LA EXPOSICIÓN SOBRE BESTIARIOS MEDIEVALES EN LA BNF

VISITA VIRTUAL A LA EXPOSICIÓN SOBRE BESTIARIOS MEDIEVALES EN LA BNF | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

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El imperio romano: mapa interactivo

El imperio romano:  mapa interactivo | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

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Cosas que probablemente no sabías de los mapas

Cosas que probablemente no sabías de los mapas | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Los mapas no dejan de ser construcciones humanas, y por tanto están repletas de curiosidades que tienen que ver con su estructura, sus errores y sus logros


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Infografías: Historia

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The Geography of Thanksgiving Foods

The Geography of Thanksgiving Foods | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
The terms cooks enter into search engines can provide clues as to what dishes are being cooked around the nation.

 

Some fascinating (if not entirely scientific) maps that show the most common searches on www.allrecipes.com and regional differences in food preferences.  More importantly, it also is an interesting glimpse into the geography of language.  Some similar dishes are called by more regional names (e.g.-"Stuffing" in the Northeast and West, "Dressing" in the Midwest and South).  This set of maps also reinforces the concepts of regions.  This is a fun way to teach some actual content and enjoy the holiday.

 

Tags: language, food, diffusion, regions, seasonal.


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TimeMap

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This is a wonderful history site. Watch the history of the world evolve on a world map by choosing an era and clicking on the civilisation you want to view to find out more.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/History

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La población de España disminuirá este año por primera vez desde al menos 1971

La población de España disminuirá este año por primera vez desde al menos 1971 | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
En 2022, se espera que haya 45 millones de habitantes frente a los más de 46 de la actualidad...

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Les espectaculars erupcions del Sol

Les espectaculars erupcions del Sol | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Les càmeres de l'agència espacial nord-americana van observar dues imponents flamarades, més grans que no la Terra, degudes a la gran activitat magnètica que experimenta el Sol ara mateix.


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La geografía del nuevo secesionismo global

La geografía del nuevo secesionismo global | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
Traigo a los lectores el excelente artículo que Frank Jacobs y Parag Khanna acaban de publicar en New York Times echando un vistazo a los movimientos de secesión, anexión, reunificación que laten en el planeta.

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La geografía del nuevo secesionismo global

La geografía del nuevo secesionismo global | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
Traigo a los lectores el excelente artículo que Frank Jacobs y Parag Khanna acaban de publicar en New York Times echando un vistazo a los movimientos de secesión, anexión, reunificación que laten en el planeta.

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Explore old maps of US cities

Explore old maps of US cities | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

"This cool new historic mapping app from the folks at esri and the U.S. Geological Survey is worth exploring.  What it does is take 100 years of USGS maps and lets you overlay them for just about any location in the nation. That allows users to see how a city – say Harrisburg – developed between 1895 and today.  The library behind the project includes more than 178,000 maps dating from 1884 to 2006."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 5, 12:20 PM

For more ESRI maps that let you explore urban environmental change, the 'spyglass' feature gives these gorgeous vintage maps a modern facelift (but not available for as many places). The cities that are in this set of interactive maps are: 



Tags: cartography, mapping, visualization, urban, historical.

PIRatE Lab's curator insight, August 13, 12:25 PM

For more ESRI maps that let you explore urban environmental change, the 'spyglass' feature gives these gorgeous vintage maps a modern facelift (but not available for as many places). The cities that are in this set of interactive maps are: 

 

Chicago (1868)Denver (1879) Los Angeles (1880)Washington D.C.(1851)New York City (1836)San Francisco (1859)
Hongsheng Li's curator insight, August 14, 12:40 AM
古今地图对比
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La Catedral De Santiago


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Planetarium - Interactive star map and virtual sky

Planetarium - Interactive star map and virtual sky | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
A browser-based virtual planetarium of stars and planets, customizable to any location and time.

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ATLAS CLIMÀTICO DIGITAL DE LA PENÍNSULA IBÉRICA

ATLAS CLIMÀTICO DIGITAL DE LA PENÍNSULA IBÉRICA | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

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30 examples of the art of mapping personal habits | Visual Loop

30 examples of the art of mapping personal habits  | Visual Loop | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
A good way to start experimenting with data visualization...

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Los volcanes

Los volcanes | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Interesante y completa animación de Hiru.com sobre los volcanes. Con ella aprenderás cómo y porqué surgen, sus partes, tipología, materiales que expulsan, zonas volcánicas y volcanes famosos.


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100,000 Stars

100,000 Stars | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

This is an amazing map of our closest 100,000 stars. Zoom and explore our galaxy. See binary systems and exotic stars in exquisite 3D detail. Requires Google Chrome.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Science

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The Rise of Megacities

The Rise of Megacities | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
By 2025, the developing world will be home to 29 megacities.

 

Through this interactive mapping feature with rich call-out boxes, the reader can explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of megacities (urban areas with over 10 million residents).  These 'cities on steroids' have been growing tremendously since the 1950s and present a unique set of geographic challenges and opportunities for their residents. 

 

Tags: urban, megacities.


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Matt Mallinson's comment, November 19, 2012 10:27 AM
If that's what is predicted for 2025, how populated will our world be by 2050? Scary to think about.
Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 16, 2013 12:28 PM

Through this interactive mapping feature with rich call-out boxes, the reader can explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of megacities (urban areas with over 10 million residents).  These 'cities on steroids' have been growing tremendously since the 1950s and present a unique set of geographic challenges and opportunities for their residents. 


Download the data yourself as a CSV file and your can import this into ArcGIS online and symbolize your map with any of the columns in the dataset.  


Tags: urban, megacities.


Peter Steffan's curator insight, October 9, 2013 5:00 PM

Very cool!

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Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped

Gaza-Israel crisis 2012: every verified incident mapped | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

This map shows each verified incident of violence in Gaza and Israel since last week's assassination of Hamas leader Ahmed al-Jabari.  Geospatial technologies combined with social media are changing how we learn about (and wage) wars. 

 


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Las obras de arte más caras de la historia

Las obras de arte más caras de la historia | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Una infografía sobre las obras de arte más caras de la historia.


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Marble, un atlas virtual educativo y open source que nos recuerda a Google Earth

Marble, un atlas virtual educativo y open source que nos recuerda a Google Earth | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it

Marble es un maravilloso proyecto educativo que nos ofrece un mapa virtual del mundo, bastante similar al popular Google Earth, muy útil para profesionales de la docencia y estudiantes de todos los niveles.


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El gran mapa de los mapas en el móvil

El gran mapa de los mapas en el móvil | Historia y Mapas | Scoop.it
Quién es quién en el entramado de los mapas para teléfonos móviles. Análisis de las compañías, compras, servicios y opciones que ofrece cada si...

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