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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....

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...

Quiz Answers

#GeoawesomeQuiz 20 - Continents 1. How many continents are there? 7 2. Which continent is the largest by area? Asia 3. Which is the smallest continent by population? Antarctica 4. Which continent is bigger...

This Amazing Image From 1921 Explains The Essence Of Map Projections

Map projections can be considered quite a difficult concept especially for "mathematically-disabled" people. Maybe after conceptualizing the stuff like datum and reference systems, projections...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – The Projection Choice

By showing the territories from above, the cartographer takes an artificial “objective” point of view. He  stops being just a “regular inhabitant” who lives...
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