Making Tanaka countours

4 days ago

nelson : Making Tanaka countours - Nice 3d map effect in open source tools

UK election maps

11 days ago

nelson : UK election maps - Excellent roundup of various visualizations

US marriage map

15 days ago

nelson : US marriage map - Location, income, political affiliation all affect marriage rates

Census Reporter

19 days ago

nelson : Census Reporter - Nice UI for exploring US census data

1957 Navy teletype network

23 days ago

nelson : 1957 Navy teletype network - Schematic map

1881 isochrone map

23 days ago

nelson : 1881 isochrone map - How long it took to travel from Europe

6 square meter wall map

1 month ago

nelson : 6 square meter wall map - Printing a giant, detailed map for the wall

OSM data formats

1 month ago

nelson : OSM data formats - Alternate representations of map data


1 month ago

nelson : Humaniterrain - Stamen makes a free / open terrain map for Nepal

Android = Calvin

1 month ago

nelson : Android = Calvin - Hilarious vulgar Google Maps graffiti

World religion map

1 month ago

nelson : World religion map - Interesting visualization, regions colored by majority religion

Open parcel data

1 month ago

nelson : Open parcel data - The challenges of getting basic property map data in the US

Timeline Maps

2 month ago

nelson : Timeline Maps - Remarkable collection of maps that mix time and space

Minimal Maps

2 month ago

nelson : Minimal Maps - Lovely thematic maps of the United States

2 month ago

nelson : - DEM tool to make Cities: Skylines game maps from real world data

SF frequent transit

3 month ago

nelson : SF frequent transit - Muni and BART that runs every 12 minutes or faster

US hillshade map (5000x3136)

3 month ago

nelson : US hillshade map (5000x3136) - Beautiful large JPG

Map of human migrations

3 month ago

nelson : Map of human migrations - Nice use of an unusual projection

2010 Redistricting

3 month ago

nelson : 2010 Redistricting - Algorithmic results for drawing voting districts.

Code for America, Mapzen, and OpenAddresses

3 month ago

nelson : Code for America, Mapzen, and OpenAddresses - Update on a fun geodata project

US cell coverage map

3 month ago

nelson : US cell coverage map - Detailed data, looks to be from driving

Google geo history

4 month ago

nelson : Google geo history - Nice overview of the origins of Google Maps, Earth, etc

Adaptive map projection

5 month ago

nelson : Adaptive map projection - Clever web map changes projections as you zoom and pan

Map tiles without Mercator

5 month ago

nelson : Map tiles without Mercator - Notes on how to fake out various map libraries to produce web maps in different projections

Volcano maps

5 month ago

nelson : Volcano maps - New land brings out the color in cartographers