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Multidimensional Maps That Provide New Perspectives on New York City
The world's most mapped city, as you've never seen it before.
November 06, 2017
How 16th-Century European Mapmakers Described the World’s Oceans
For some, they were an obstacle. For others, they were an opportunity.
October 30, 2017
Mapping the U.K.'s Many, Many Names for Streams
One man's brook is another man's allt. Or nant. Or gill. Or burn.
October 23, 2017
For as Much as We Know About the World, There Are Still Dark Spots on the Map
A new atlas aims to surprise.
October 16, 2017
Help Puerto Rico Recover by Mapping Damaged Areas
Response workers need the best possible information to direct aid.
October 09, 2017
Mapping the Hidden Movements of Baboon Troops
What researchers have learned from tracking 57,000 individual "baboon decisions."
September 25, 2017
Why Modern Cartographers Are So Impressed With This 16th-Century Map
A mariner's take on a town in "New Spain" was notably accurate for its time.
September 11, 2017
What Do You Call 101 Hidden Islands in Quebec?
Literature-inspired naming of land in the remote Caniapiscau Reservoir has caused controversy.
August 28, 2017
A Very Detailed, Interactive Map of Chicago’s Tree Canopy
It reveals some startling patterns.
August 14, 2017
Mapping the Sounds of Political Protest Around the World
A new project is collecting recordings of public activism going back to 1991.
August 07, 2017
A Very Modern Map of Britain's Ancient Roman Roads
Let's take the VII from Londinium to Letocetum.
July 31, 2017
A New Map Tracks the Life of San Francisco's Emperor Norton
Walking tour, anyone?
July 10, 2017
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 Mysteries of a Rare, 18th-Century Native American Map
It may have been more about social and trade relationships than geography.
June 05, 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
How to Digitize a 357-Year-Old Atlas That's Nearly 6 Feet Tall
It's not going to fit in a scanner.
May 08, 2017
Mapping Ireland's Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals
Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it's only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them.
May 01, 2017
The Spies Who Mapped Great Swathes of South Asia by Foot
Using secret tools, and under cover of night, Indian "pundits" charted land for the British.
April 17, 2017
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