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38 maps to scratch your cartography itch

38 maps to scratch your cartography itch | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
If the Great Lakes were in Europe. Source: Great Lakes Guru Can’t get enough of maps? Then you’ve got to check out Buzzfeed’s “38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed” to get some great historical, geogr...
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Duct Tape cartography & more. How cool is this?

Duct Tape cartography & more. How cool is this? | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
RT @gedeon: Duct Tape cartography & more. How cool is this? http://t.co/dnRPoNEIYO via http://t.co/lQSGIbwRNf
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Making Maps: DIY Cartography

Making Maps: DIY Cartography | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
Resources and Ideas for Making Maps (Making Maps: DIY Cartography http://t.co/WqYKLe00Wc)
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10 things you didn't know about HERE maps – Nokia Conversations ...

10 things you didn't know about HERE maps – Nokia Conversations ... | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
Maps have been an integral part of human existence for millennia, by some estimates as long as eight thousand years. It's only in the last decade, though, that they've gone truly digital. HERE, the world's first location cloud ...
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Cartography How to – Trees! (Part 3) | GISi - Let's Get Down To Earth

Cartography How to – Trees! (Part 3) | GISi - Let's Get Down To Earth | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
By Jonah Adkins, GISP. Part Three: Symbolizing Vegetation Data. Using the samples of vegetation in maps from part one, and the newly gathered and created data from part two, we can now display the data within the map ...
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Amid new technologies, ‘cartography has its place’

Amid new technologies, ‘cartography has its place’ | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
Coinciding with its 175th anniversary, the federal mapping agency swisstopo is taking on the GPS and Google maps age with innovations of its own. But do swisstopo’s offerings continue to meet a unique demand in today’s crowded mapping landscape?
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Infographic: A Map Of Every Cooking Utensil You Could Ever Hope To Own

Infographic: A Map Of Every Cooking Utensil You Could Ever Hope To Own | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
For some aspiring chefs, buying a bunch of new kitchenware is essentially a way of throwing their hat over the wall.
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Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available - PreventionWeb (press release)

Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available - PreventionWeb (press release) | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
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Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available
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RiskInfo lets users compose and share maps. Users can create a map with a cartography tool, or explore maps shared by others.
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time-for-maps: Braun & Hogenberg map of...

time-for-maps: Braun & Hogenberg map of... | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
time-for-maps: “ Braun & Hogenberg map of Alexandria, Egypt. (1575) ” (Photo: time-for-maps: Braun & Hogenberg map of Alexandria, Egypt.
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CityMaps Provides More Than Just Maps of Cities - DirectionsMag.com

CityMaps Provides More Than Just Maps of Cities - DirectionsMag.com | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
CityMaps Provides More Than Just Maps of CitiesDirectionsMag.comHow valuable is a map of a city covered with correctly located corporate and small business logos? Quite valuable, according to Elliot Cohen, CEO and founder of CityMaps.
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Faces Drawn Onto Maps by Ed Fairburn

Faces Drawn Onto Maps by Ed Fairburn | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
  Ed Fairburn is a self-described painter, scribbler, maker and thinker. The artist says most of his work is figurative and can be found on a variety of surfaces and contexts. In the series be...
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The History of Cartography Project

The History of Cartography Project | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
History of Cartography vols 1 & 2 (mapping to 1500, non-European mapping) available free online: http://t.co/Vo2eHkNt...
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These Old Maps Show That America’s Rail System Hasn’t Improved In Almost A Century

These Old Maps Show That America’s Rail System Hasn’t Improved In Almost A Century | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
People complain about the trains in the United States: They’re not fast enough, they don’t go to convenient locations. This is a chicken-and-egg situation: We are also unwilling to pay for trains that go faster and go to convenient locations.
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10 fascinating historic maps of the Arctic - Canadian Geographic Blog

10 fascinating historic maps of the Arctic - Canadian Geographic Blog | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
The mysteries of the Arctic have captivated explorers and mapmakers for centuries, as Europeans searched for northern sea routes to Asia.The blending of myth and fact in the maps below represent our evolving ...
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Geography comes to life in pupils' photos - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Geography comes to life in pupils' photos - Trinidad & Tobago Express | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
Geography comes to life in pupils' photos Trinidad & Tobago Express Prospective employers who require experts in cartography, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing include government agencies, utility companies (telephone, cable and...
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How maps will make our future cities smarter - Nokia Conversations

How maps will make our future cities smarter - Nokia Conversations | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
How maps will make our future cities smarter Nokia Conversations It is what Michael calls 'computational cartography.' Take, for example, HERE City Lens, which shows people valuable information about the places around them on their smartphone's...
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Off the map - Le Monde diplomatique - English edition

Off the map - Le Monde diplomatique - English edition | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
by Philippe Rekacewicz. Traditional cartography claims to be an exact science based on reliable data, and mapmakers pride themselves on creating a neutral and faithful image of reality. But this ignores the political and social uses of maps ...
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Astonishing Map Of Tweets By Language In New York

Astonishing Map Of Tweets By Language In New York | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
"Twitter NYC" gives you a bird's–eye view of the multilingual conversation — Spanish, Portugese, Japanese, Russian, Korean, Turkish, Arabic and Italian — happening a...
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New online tool enables `time travel’

New online tool enables `time travel’ | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
What did Bern look like in 1950? How did the glaciers change over the decades?
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The globe, mapped by you

The globe, mapped by you | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
A map of the world, by the world, for the world – that’s what Swiss-based Openstreetmap chairman Simon Poole and a global network of more than a million map contributors are developing, rivalling mainstream mapping software in the process.
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The stories behind Malta's historical maps - MaltaToday

The stories behind Malta's historical maps - MaltaToday | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
The stories behind Malta's historical maps MaltaToday That Malta's history is rich and varied is a fact taken for granted by both locals and visiting foreigners alike, and while its heritage is a common draw for tourists, the practice of...
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Mercator: His contribution to surveying and cartography « The best ...

2012 is the quincentenary of the birth of Gerard Mercator. Although best known for the map projection named after him, he was also known for the Mercator atlas, indeed even the introduction of the word “atlas” and for his work ...
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The Scots who mapped the world - BBC News

The Scots who mapped the world - BBC News | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
BBC NewsThe Scots who mapped the worldBBC NewsJohn Bartholomew and Son was a leader in cartography, developing techniques we now take for granted.
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Google Lat Long: Google Maps: You learn, we listen

Google Lat Long: Google Maps: You learn, we listen | Maps - Cartography | Scoop.it
Whether you use Google Maps to get to work on time, explore new places, or find your way, our goal is the same: to make Google Maps the most comprehensive, accurate, and usable map for you. We are constantly working ...
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