Cartographia
maptacular:

This Map Shows Which States Americans Are Moving To And LeavingRead more: http://www.businessinsider.com/2013-moving-map-2014-1#ixzz2puuHvVBk

maptacular:

This Map Shows Which States Americans Are Moving To And Leaving

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/2013-moving-map-2014-1#ixzz2puuHvVBk

Interesting #map of Ancestry throughout the U.S. based on census data - #history #genealogy #geography
Source: http://geographer-at-large.blogspot.com/2012/02/map-of-week-2-20-2012ancestry-and.html 

Interesting #map of Ancestry throughout the U.S. based on census data - #history #genealogy #geography

Source: http://geographer-at-large.blogspot.com/2012/02/map-of-week-2-20-2012ancestry-and.html 

Global Administrative Areas Database via @jatorre
Data from gadm.org representing all adminsitrative areas in the world
source: http://osm2.cartodb.com/viz/ad34dd76-41ad-11e3-a9a3-6805ca04cef1/embed_map?title=true&description=true&search=false&shareable=false&cartodb_logo=true&layer_selector=true&legends=true&scrollwheel=true&sublayer_options=1&sql=&zoom=2&center_lat=40.54876550151149&center_lon=-1.4289093017578125
mapsontheweb:

Animated map of European colonial empires.

mapsontheweb:

Animated map of European colonial empires.

npr:

In Kenya, Using Tech To Put An ‘Invisible’ Slum On The Map
If you were to do a search for the Nairobi city slum of Mathare on Google Maps, you’d find little more than gray spaces between unmarked roads.
Slums by nature are unplanned, primordial cities, the opposite of well-ordered city grids. Squatters rights rule, and woe to the visitor who ventures in without permission. But last year, a group of activist cartographers called the Spatial Collective started walking around Mathare typing landmarks into hand-held GPS devices.
In a slum with no addresses and no street names, they are creating a map of what it’s like to live here.
Read the rest and listen to the story on Morning Edition.
(Map courtesy of Muungano Support Trust and Jason Corburn, UC Berkeley)

npr:

In Kenya, Using Tech To Put An ‘Invisible’ Slum On The Map

If you were to do a search for the Nairobi city slum of Mathare on Google Maps, you’d find little more than gray spaces between unmarked roads.

Slums by nature are unplanned, primordial cities, the opposite of well-ordered city grids. Squatters rights rule, and woe to the visitor who ventures in without permission. But last year, a group of activist cartographers called the Spatial Collective started walking around Mathare typing landmarks into hand-held GPS devices.

In a slum with no addresses and no street names, they are creating a map of what it’s like to live here.

Read the rest and listen to the story on Morning Edition.

(Map courtesy of Muungano Support Trust and Jason Corburn, UC Berkeley)

mapsontheweb:

The Piri Reis world map of 1510 vs today

mapsontheweb:

The Piri Reis world map of 1510 vs today

mapsontheweb:

Syrian civil war, July 2013

mapsontheweb:

Syrian civil war, July 2013

mapsontheweb:

Europe as a city.

mapsontheweb:

Europe as a city.

colchrishadfield:

Lake Baikal, Siberia. Immensely old and deep, it holds one-fifth of all the Earth’s fresh water.

colchrishadfield:

Lake Baikal, Siberia. Immensely old and deep, it holds one-fifth of all the Earth’s fresh water.

This is accurate for the most part…  
Geospatial Technology Competency Model

This is accurate for the most part…  

Geospatial Technology Competency Model

mapsontheweb:

Genetic differences among Caucasian peoplesSource

mapsontheweb:

Genetic differences among Caucasian peoples
Source

The destruction of a nation: Syria’s war revealed in imagery via TIME + DigitalGlobe - #syria #remotesensing

The destruction of a nation: Syria’s war revealed in imagery via TIME + DigitalGlobe - #syria #remotesensing

The landlocked countries of the world #nonavy

The landlocked countries of the world #nonavy

The world as Mario and Luigi see it.

The world as Mario and Luigi see it.

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