What Happened to Google Maps?

5 days ago

nelson : What Happened to Google Maps? - Detailed breakdown of levels of detail

Google sheep view

6 days ago

nelson : Google sheep view - 🐑

US tornado probabilities

9 days ago

nelson : US tornado probabilities - Nice animation of tornado risk during the year

American Slavery

12 days ago

nelson : American Slavery - Modern visualization by decade

Needlework Rivers

23 days ago

nelson : Needlework Rivers - Lovely little cross-stitch maps


2 month ago

nelson : OpenSeadragon - Add a zoom / pan UI to any large image. Includes a web tool you can just use

Hawaii Nei – Kalama 1838

2 month ago

nelson : Hawaii Nei – Kalama 1838 - A map of Hawai'i made by Hawaiians

Using OpenAddresses and MapZen

2 month ago

nelson : Using OpenAddresses and MapZen - Reverse geocoding to precise addresses

Daniel Zeller

3 month ago

nelson : Daniel Zeller - Artist with some cartographic themes

Wooden county maps

4 month ago

nelson : Wooden county maps - Lovely woodworking

-ach, -ingen, -zell

4 month ago

nelson : -ach, -ingen, -zell - Visualization of different types of place names in Germany

Lasercut topo map

4 month ago

nelson : Lasercut topo map - Nice home project


5 month ago

nelson : geojson.xyz - New Tom MacWright project providing very simple access to some base GeoJSON map data

Grid corrections

5 month ago

nelson : Grid corrections - Skew between rectangular maps and spherical earth cause farms and roads to have odd shapes

Roads to Rome

5 month ago

nelson : Roads to Rome - Fun visualizations of highway networks

Finland bear map

5 month ago

nelson : Finland bear map - Lovely take on a chloropleth

Time scale BART map

6 month ago

nelson : Time scale BART map - Transit map scaled to travel time

1B NYC trips

6 month ago

nelson : 1B NYC trips - Taxi and Uber data collected and visualized

SF Prop F vote map

6 month ago

nelson : SF Prop F vote map - Folks in popular neighborhoods voted to limit AirBNB

cartographers without borders

6 month ago

nelson : cartographers without borders - A collection of impractical but beautiful maps

German territorial losses

7 month ago

nelson : German territorial losses - Map of aftermath of WW1, WW2

tmcw on vector tiles

7 month ago

nelson : tmcw on vector tiles - some of the philosophy behind modern map rendering technology

NAD27 (map)

8 month ago

nelson : NAD27 (map) - Actual surveyor's work measuring the country

Mapping Immigrant America

8 month ago

nelson : Mapping Immigrant America - Dot map featuring immigrants to the US

What 3 Emojis?

8 month ago

nelson : What 3 Emojis? - Revolutionary new mapping / addressing system