Ohio Is A Piano

September 5, 2009 at 5:59 am | Posted in Cartography, Mashup/Remix, Music | Leave a comment
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A piano has 88 keys, and Ohio has 88 counties, which leads to obvious applications.

Travels Of A Boy Reporter

September 5, 2009 at 4:58 am | Posted in Cartography, Comics | Leave a comment
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An amazing map documenting the travels of Tintin.

Flickr’s Ghost Maps

July 26, 2009 at 1:33 am | Posted in Cartography, Journalism, Photography | Leave a comment
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Photographic geotagging creates accidental maps of all kinds of places.

Unfolding The Earth

July 26, 2009 at 1:22 am | Posted in Cartography, Mathematics | Leave a comment
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Experiments in myriahedral projection.

The Archipelago Table

July 25, 2009 at 9:03 pm | Posted in Cartography, Design | Leave a comment
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Geography + Interior Design?

Coastline Rings

July 25, 2009 at 8:00 pm | Posted in Art, Cartography, Design, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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Interlocked like land and sea.

The 38 States of C. Etzel Pearcy

August 22, 2008 at 7:57 pm | Posted in Cartography | Leave a comment
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A radical re-drawing of the United States based on its current demographic composition.

The History Of The Olympic Medal Count

August 15, 2008 at 8:16 am | Posted in Cartography, History | Leave a comment
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The New York Times has an excellent interactive visualization displaying the medals earned by each country ever since 1896.

The David Rumsey Map Collection

August 13, 2008 at 9:24 am | Posted in Cartography, History, Reference | Leave a comment
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A vast collection of maps, some of which have a Google Maps overlay of real satellite photography.

Maps of India

August 11, 2008 at 12:45 am | Posted in Cartography, Economics, History, Politics, Reference, Religion | Leave a comment
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They’ve got maps of IndiaLots and lots and lots and lots of maps of India.

The Sammlung Ryhiner Collection Of Antique Maps

July 19, 2008 at 1:08 am | Posted in Art, Cartography, History | Leave a comment
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A vast, browsable collection of galleries, each filled with delightful antique maps.

How To Make Polyhedral Maps

June 5, 2008 at 2:42 am | Posted in Cartography, Mathematics | Leave a comment
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The question of how to map a globe with minimal distortion is an interesting one, with many possibilities.  One especially elegant solution is the Dymaxion Map, proposed by Buckminster Fuller.

Comprehensive Map Of 221B Baker St.

June 5, 2008 at 2:29 am | Posted in Cartography, History, Literature | Leave a comment
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Accounting for every detail in every story, this map is the work of a dedicated Holmesian.

Map Of All Streets In Continental America

May 10, 2008 at 8:09 pm | Posted in Cartography | Leave a comment
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A map conveying the strange variations in road density across the country.

Beyond Red & Blue: America’s 10 Political Regions

April 29, 2008 at 8:37 am | Posted in Cartography, Politics, Statistics | 1 Comment
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A novel look at the political landscape of America, ignoring the state divides and instead looking at a reconfiguration of the country into 10 regions of equal political strength.

Map Of Nuclear Explosions

April 26, 2008 at 4:25 am | Posted in Cartography, History, Weapons | Leave a comment
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From 1945 to today, every big badaboom by size and type.

The Growth Of Wal-Mart (As An Animated Map)

March 28, 2008 at 6:11 am | Posted in Cartography, Commerce, History | Leave a comment

It’s like cancer for the country! 😀

Howard Wiseman’s Hobby: History

February 20, 2008 at 4:35 am | Posted in Cartography, History | Leave a comment

Maps, essays, and general historical geekery. Eighteen Centuries Of Roman Empire is especially good stuff.

Mapping Globalization

January 15, 2008 at 6:41 am | Posted in Cartography, Eye Candy, History, Reference | Leave a comment

Visualizing history through cartography.

Map of New Brainland

November 30, 2007 at 6:32 pm | Posted in Biology, Cartography, Eye Candy, Mashup/Remix, Psychology | Leave a comment

Neurology has never looked so rugged!

America, Balkans Version

November 26, 2007 at 1:58 am | Posted in Cartography, History | Leave a comment

Us, the U.S., Balkanized.

The Carta Marina

November 19, 2007 at 6:00 am | Posted in Cartography, Eye Candy, History, Reference | Leave a comment

Ostensibly, the earliest map of the European continent. (large jpeg warning)

The Whole Internet

October 29, 2007 at 8:46 pm | Posted in Cartography, Reference, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

It’s a map of the entire Internet.”

Antique Maps of China

October 15, 2007 at 11:01 pm | Posted in Art, Cartography, History, Reference | Leave a comment

Not Necessarily Made In China.

Hipkiss’ Scanned Old Maps

October 13, 2007 at 9:10 am | Posted in Cartography, Drawing, History, Reference | Leave a comment

Couldn’t be a more self-descriptive site.

Map of Humanity

September 29, 2007 at 6:00 pm | Posted in Art, Cartography, Literature, Philosophy, Politics, Reference | Leave a comment

The emotional and intellectual world, mapped. (large jpeg)

European Statetris

August 5, 2007 at 7:52 pm | Posted in Books, Cartography, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

A real test of for you wannabe American geographers.

Maps of War

August 5, 2007 at 7:52 pm | Posted in Cartography, History, Painting, Physics, Reference, Religion | Leave a comment

Animated cartography for the historically inclined.

The Maps Of Adrian Leskiw

August 2, 2007 at 9:56 am | Posted in Cartography, Drawing, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics | Leave a comment

Sometimes art is so abstract and true-to-life that you can’t tell it from the real thing.

Statetris

July 25, 2007 at 3:58 am | Posted in Animation, Books, Cartography, Education, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Think fast!

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