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.

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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.

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.

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