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11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate
These cartographic frauds are proof that mapping the globe is no simple task.
July 25, 2017
Explore the Seafloor With Data Collected During the Search for MH370
The Australian government has released the results of a survey of the bottom of the Indian Ocean.
July 21, 2017
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Yellowstone's Zone of Death
A legal loophole makes it possible to get away with murder within this 50-square-mile section of Yellowstone.
Added by Kerry Wolfe
Mapping Dante's Inferno, One Circle of Hell at a Time
A topography of torment.
July 13, 2017
A New Map Tracks the Life of San Francisco's Emperor Norton
Walking tour, anyone?
July 10, 2017
Bringing Aerial Photography to the Masses—One Squid Kite at a Time
Public Lab's DIY tools help communities keep tabs on the environment.
July 07, 2017
These Hand-Drawn Maps Helped Create 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Books
Author Jay Leibold shares the branching maps he created while writing his first CYOA stories.
July 05, 2017
Britain's Futile Attempt to Keep American Colonists From Taking Tribal Land
British surveyors and Native American leaders drew a border along the Appalachians. Then the Revolutionary War happened.
June 27, 2017
Transpeninsular Midpoint Marker
The stone marker that Mason and Dixon placed at the eastern end of the famous north-south border they surveyed.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
The Lion-Shaped Maps That United a Nation
Back in the 16th century, the "Leo Belgicus" helped the Netherlands win a long war for independence.
June 19, 2017
The Oldest 45th Parallel Marker in the U.S.
A roadside park in eastern Maine first marked the halfway point between the equator and North Pole with a brass pin in 1896.
Added by Doctor Debt
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These Maps Reveal the Hidden Structures of 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Books
If you decide to see more, click on this story.
June 13, 2017
All 11,000 Places in the Atlas on One Map
The definitive map of the world’s extraordinary sights.
June 09, 2017
The Delightful English Tradition of Beating Parish Boundaries With Sticks
Or, why you may have seen 40 branch-wielding people in Oxford shouting "Mark, mark!"
June 06, 2017
Traveling Back in Time With Colorful Isochrone Maps
Journey-based charts from the past can help us track the progression of transportation technology.
May 22, 2017
A rare wayfinding portmanteau of “Street” and “Avenue.”
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History Colorado Center
This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
Sponsored by Dogfish Head Brewery
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For Sale: The First Map of Disneyland
The original, hand-drawn plans looked a little different.
May 11, 2017
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