Cartography

Mapographer – Art from Maps

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I was just catching up on some emails after a hectic couple of days of grant writing, giving an exam, and grading, and Elaine, one of our readers, sent me a link to a website called Mapographer, which features the work of Scott Wittman. Scott uses maps to create artworks, and there are some cool […]

Cartography

NACIS Map Design Survey

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The North American Cartographic Information Society has rolled out an online survey in order to gain and understanding of what the mapping community thinks about map design. The survey will be open through April 6, 2007, so if you have a few minutes to spare head over to http://www.nacis.org/map_design/index.html and share your thoughts on map […]

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Springfield Map

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Have you ever sat watching “The Simpsons” and think, “Hey, I wonder how far Homer has to travel to get to the power plant? Or Moe’s even?” Well now you can find out! Here’s a pretty detailed map of Springfield! It has all the places mentioned in the show. My personal favorite is the Springfield […]

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US Population Statistics – Interactive Map

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MSNBC has an interactive map with some stats on US population, including information about individual state population figures, population change, and population density. Along the bottom of the map window, you can also click on links to additional media, and see historical maps of the US boundaries and population figures, where they are available. It’s […]