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Map showcase

Some excellent and/or fun map examples; the best of what I’ve stumbled across on the web.

Ski maps

As a cartographer who has become a keen skier over the past eight years, the thing that always strikes me every time I go is the amount of maps. I struggle to think of many other pastimes where maps feature so frequently or heavily. There are more types of map, beyond the piste map, than you might originally think.

Map Collection no.5

It has been a while since I shared a gallery. Purists may say they are not all maps but these are definitely eye-catching representations of geographic data.

(C) Christopher Wesson 2014

Free cartography

Andy Woodruff once wrote an article on free cartography, making the point that our profession is undervalued and issuing the rallying call, …

Arthritis Map Service for Victoria

Laurie Hawkins has worked with Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria (AOV) to develop this marvellous public health map service to help address the increasing impact of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions in communities across the Australian state of Victoria.

Restless Earth

I took the day off work and instead went back to school and had a great time today helping out at the …

Draping with OS Terrain

Over the past month at work I have worked on a number of different projects which involved draping maps, geodata and imagery …


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