Geocoding in 5 minutes

4 days ago

nelson : Geocoding in 5 minutes - Simple installation of OpenAddresses data and Pelias geocoder


6 days ago

nelson : Terrapattern - Search aerial imagery for images of things

Andy Baio : Terrapattern - visual search engine for satellite imagery; example: baseball in Detroit, planes in NYC

Soviet topo maps

13 days ago

nelson : Soviet topo maps - Cache of many maps from the Soviet Union

US nuke plan 1956

15 days ago

nelson : US nuke plan 1956 - Chilling visualization of American nuclear targets in Russia

What Happened to Google Maps?

30 days ago

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

Google sheep view

1 month ago

nelson : Google sheep view - 🐑

US tornado probabilities

1 month ago

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

American Slavery

1 month ago

nelson : American Slavery - Modern visualization by decade

Needlework Rivers

2 month ago

nelson : Needlework Rivers - Lovely little cross-stitch maps


3 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

3 month ago

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

Using OpenAddresses and MapZen

3 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

5 month ago

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

Lasercut topo map

5 month ago

nelson : Lasercut topo map - Nice home project

6 month ago

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

Grid corrections

6 month ago

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

Roads to Rome

6 month ago

nelson : Roads to Rome - Fun visualizations of highway networks

Finland bear map

6 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

7 month ago

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

SF Prop F vote map

7 month ago

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

cartographers without borders

7 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