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.

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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.

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.

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