Cartography

The art of cartography

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This is, along with the discussion on data vs interface taking place on various blogs today, a nice lead-in to our podcast this weekend on ‘What is geographic information’. With the software that are being used and the data needs of today the maps abstraction, which can be tied to its art, has decreased. GeoPlace.com […]

Cartography

Geograph British Isles – photograph every grid square!

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Here is a cool UK website that details a project that “aims to collect a geographically representative photograph for every square kilometre of the British Isles” They bill it as a geography project for the people, since the photos are submitted, and apparently already have 30,000 grid squares covered. http://www.geograph.co.uk/

Cartography

Map Morph

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Software to graphically morph between two maps. I watched the second demo that is interesting, but it isn’t overly impressive. It has great potential if used with the correct maps. Edgelab

Cartography

Historic Maps Online

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For those of you interested in historic maps, this is the link to Visual Collections, which includes David Rumsey’s amazing collection, as well as a number of others that are impressive as well. http://www.davidrumsey.com/collections/cartography.html