Fascinating 3D map shows what lies beneath Greenland

The colorful visualization you see above is what Greenland would look like if it were to lose its ice cover. Produced by researchers at...

Why 19th-century mathematicians were obsessed with coloring maps

Have you read Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer Abroad? There's this part where Tom says: “Suppose there's a brown calf and a big brown dog, and...

How a ‘fake’ map of America almost fetched Christie’s $1.2 million

A ‘rediscovered’ rare map, a million-dollar art scandal in the making, and some hawk-eyed shrew of rare-map historians that helped a premier auction house...

Map Showing Christmas Traditions Around the World

There are indeed funny and unusual ways to celebrate Christmas holidays around the world. In that spirit, we prepared a funny GIS Cloud Christmas...

Map shows how much sooner you’ll die because of air pollution

Air pollution is bad for your health. But you already knew that. What you probably didn’t know is that there’s a map out there...

This map shows the bloody history of Australia’s frontier wars

Australian historian Lyndall Ryan was in her mid-twenties when she discovered the glaring gaps and inaccuracies in the documented history of her country’s Aboriginal...

Return of the native: Restoring a rare 354-year-old map

What does it take to restore a rare 17th-century map – found in a condition so fragile that even the force of a person’s...

The Atlas of the underworld is the first complete map of Earth’s mantle and...

Plate tectonics is a fascinating concept - it's amazing to see how our planet has changed over the course of millions of years all...

Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) – A new reference system

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a new standard called Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) that aims to the way Geospatial Information is spatially referenced...

The map NASA will use to find water on Jupiter’s moon

For the scientific community, Jupiter’s icy moon Europa is as puzzling as it is fascinating. One of the most geologically complex satellites of our...

Map shows fatal US mass shooting incidents since 1982

Different organizations have different definitions of mass shootings. So, while not-for-profit organization Gun Violence Archive counts every event in which four or more people...

With these maps made out of food the world geography is much easier to...

New York-based photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin created an interesting mapping project. They've created maps of countries using famous delicacies from...
Vietnam War Esri Story Map

Mapping the bombing missions of the Vietnam War

Over the course of the Vietnam War, the United States and its allies dropped over 7.5 million tons of bombs on Southeast Asia. But...

Mapping International Trade

Trade deficits and protectionism are making headlines across the globe but how exactly does the flow of international trade look like? The global market...

Mapping a violent force of tornados

Nature can be as beautiful as violent. It can amaze, but it also brings a force of destruction: tornados and hurricanes. At the same...

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