Favourite maps from 2016

20 days ago

nelson : Favourite maps from 2016 - Nice collection of things I hadn't seen elsewhere

Google and Apple Maps comparison

8 month ago

nelson : Google and Apple Maps comparison - Very detailed review

What Happened to Google Maps?

9 month ago

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

Chinese map distortions

13 month ago

nelson : Chinese map distortions - Google Maps in China shows odd artifacts to comply with Chinese security law

Grid corrections

14 month ago

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

What 3 Emojis?

17 month ago

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

History of Cartography

17 month ago

nelson : History of Cartography - Free, online version of a classic omnibus of map making

Soviet maps

18 month ago

nelson : Soviet maps - Cold War oddities

6 square meter wall map

21 month ago

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

Humaniterrain

21 month ago

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

Adaptive map projection

25 month ago

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

Making the Parks Conservancy Map

35 month ago

nelson : Making the Parks Conservancy Map - Excellent cartography by @mojodna and the crew at Stamen

La grille sur les collines

37 month ago

nelson : La grille sur les collines - Map treatment of SF focussed on grids vs hills

Solar system cartography

42 month ago

nelson : Solar system cartography - Conventions for defining latitude and longitude on various planets, moons, etc

New OSM render stack

42 month ago

nelson : New OSM render stack - Major milestone for OpenStreetMap; clears the way for better design

National Hydrography Dataset

51 month ago

nelson : National Hydrography Dataset - USGS data for rivers, ditches, etc

Natural Earth v2.0.0

51 month ago

nelson : Natural Earth v2.0.0 - Fantastic global mapping dataset gets a major revision

Maps Before Maps

51 month ago

nelson : Maps Before Maps - Cartography 1000-1300

Koch Island

51 month ago

nelson : Koch Island - Demo of D3's topology simplification

Blending projections

52 month ago

nelson : Blending projections - Interesting demo of dynamically blending map projections based on what area is in view

Stamen terrain maps

52 month ago

nelson : Stamen terrain maps - Some slides on creating the terrain map

Yandex map redesign

52 month ago

nelson : Yandex map redesign - Russian web site does new maps for Moscow

Baidu 3d map update

53 month ago

nelson : Baidu 3d map update - More detail for the crazily idiosyncratic Chinese maps

Eric Fischer profile

53 month ago

nelson : Eric Fischer profile - Nice intro to Eric's map projects

TF5-4523: The Mapmaking Process

53 month ago

nelson : TF5-4523: The Mapmaking Process - 1973 Army video about how they make maps

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