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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.

The biggest clubs in world football

Using freely available online data about football clubs and combining it with the geographic locations of their stadia from Wikipedia, I have …

A welcome most sincere

On the back of the multitude of news stories, tweets and facebook shares around Israel and Gaza; Russia and Eastern Ukraine; Syria; …

5001 killings in 120 seconds

I had to post a link to this. It is horrifyingly grim.   (C) Los Angeles Times and The Homicide Report, 2014.

All next week, from the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego CA, I will be sharing some tips and tutorials to aid map finishing using Adobe Illustrator.
Starting 8am (GMT) Monday 8th July 2013. I hope you’ll find them useful. → July 4, 2013

Map Collection no.2
– Visualisations

Another selection of maps that I’ve stumbled upon or have been sent to me over the past few months.
Some aren’t new – just new to me – so maybe to you too! Enjoy.


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