Zoom Into Maps- nice Library of Congress educational site

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Zoom Into Maps is a nice educational tool for an introduction to historic maps and the Library of Congress’ digital map collections. There are digital images of maps on various themes, including exploration, migration, local places, and, since it’s getting close to election time, I especially enjoyed looking at the original broad-side from 1812 popularizing […]

BBC NEWS | The map gap

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I am not sure if this has made the rounds yet, but the BBC has an article that talks about…wait for it…PROJECTIONS. It starts off as human interest piece about the sell of the Cosmographia, but quickly extends to broader ideas. This article is great (at least at 1:30 AM) and is more insightful than […]