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Why don’t we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional...

Why don't we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional Mercator map?  No 2D map can accurately show the 3D Earth....

Which is the best map projection?

The ‘orange peel problem’ is perhaps the most widely-cited analogy that geographers use to explain why a three-dimensional world cannot be represented in two...

These 5 tools will let you master map projections

Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you...

This world map pin-points 1,200 songs right where they should be

Another map to be added to my print maps collection. Designers from Londyn-based studio Dorothy created a really cool map titled the “World Song...

The real size of the world

Humankind has always been fascinated with the lay of the land, and as the generations have passed we’ve combined new information with new media...

This video ultimately explains why all world maps are wrong

Projecting a round surface of the Earth on a flat surface is not an easy task. Scientists are trying to find an optimal way...

Everything you need to add beautiful editable maps to your PowerPoint slides

If you study or work sooner or later you will have to make a PowerPoint presentation. No matter if you work in a mapping...
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Top 10 YouTube videos about maps and geography

There are plenty of cool YouTube videos about maps and geography but we've decided to make for you the ultimate compilation of the most...

Top 7 maps that ultimately explain map projections

Map projections are cool but they might be a bit scary. It's difficult to understand how can you put a very complex round-shaped surface of...

This maps show exactly what is located on the other side of the ocean

Have you ever wondered what is location on the other side of the sea, when looking deep into the horizon on the seaside? You...

Have you ever wondered what is on the other side of the Globe? This...

From time to time we all wonder what is on the other side of the world exactly beneath our feet. It is quite hard to...

How does it feel to be a cartographer in the age of Google Maps?...

Cartographers are the artists of the GeoGeek world and each map has the signature of the artist who created it. But then in the age...

5 New Year’s Resolutions Of Every GeoGeek

New Year's Eve has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year. It's a...

Mapzen shows crazy web map projections

Every GeoGeek knows that Mercator projection lies. It has been created by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569 with the purpose...

After this video you’ll never trust a map again

You've been living in a lie all your life. Everyday billions of searches are made on Google Maps, helping people navigate their way around...
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