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As the UK's leading maps specialist, we're understandably crazy for cartography.
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Website maps the memories of World War II veterans (Wired UK)

Website maps the memories of World War II veterans (Wired UK) | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
Falklands veteran and entrepreneur Tony Banks has launched a website that aims to preserve and map the personal memories of the UK's World War II veterans
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This looks like a very important project.

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Facebook Data Provide The Most Accurate NFL Fandom Map Ever Created

Facebook Data Provide The Most Accurate NFL Fandom Map Ever Created | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
It's long been a dream of mankind to put together a map showing the geographic locations of NFL fanbases. The CommonCensus map tried to do it though polling; (Pretty Cool study of fandom.
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Another interesting map - think a football (soccer) version was created in the UK recently.

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North Korea placed on the map by Google

North Korea placed on the map by Google | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
North Korea can now be seen in greater detail than ever before on Google Maps.
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A detailed #NorthKorea on Google Maps - achieved thanks to community cartographers.

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Dot map shows where everyone in the US and Canada lives

Dot map shows where everyone in the US and Canada lives | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
MIT graduate Brandon Martin-Anderson has created a dot map of the US and Canada showing the location of the countries' 341 million people.
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A bit Big Brother?

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Fictional Street Maps Based on Song and Film Titles - Paste Magazine

Fictional Street Maps Based on Song and Film Titles - Paste Magazine | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
Dorothy, a design studio based in England, has made a name for itself with the creation of several movie and music-themed prints.
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Very cool.

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Help Improve Google Maps, Win Prizes - Indiatimes.com

Help Improve Google Maps, Win Prizes - Indiatimes.com | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
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Mapathon 2013 is India's first mapping competition and aimed at improving Google Maps in India. The competition begins on 12th February and ends on 25th March 2013.
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Interesting maps competition.

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New global water risk maps offer free knowledge and data - The Guardian (blog)

New global water risk maps offer free knowledge and data - The Guardian (blog) | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog) New global water risk maps offer free knowledge and data The Guardian (blog) It combines maps with 12 different water risk indicators, including physical water stress, water quality, regulatory and reputational risk, and, for...
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Very interesting.

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Google Lat Long: Publishing more detailed maps of North Korea

Google Lat Long: Publishing more detailed maps of North Korea | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
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Interesting, no doubt we'll be covering this today.

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Voting opens in Moscow metro map 'election'

Voting opens in Moscow metro map 'election' | Mad about maps | Scoop.it
Moscow is voting on the design of its new metro map, with the winner to be announced next Friday (1st February).
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How very democratic!

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