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...

Top 20 maps and charts that explain North Korea

North Korea is one of the world's most secretive societies. Its citizens cannot travel abroad and have almost no contact with the external world....

A new platform for scalable error detection in OpenStreetMap data

It's no secret that Apple has been placing a lot of emphasis on improving its maps and location-based services. In fact, the company is...

This ridiculous walking distance map is actually awesome

When I browse the web looking for cool maps, I find a lot of very interesting but from the cartographic stand point, boring projects....

Where Are People Most Fluent in Emoji and What is Their Native Language?

In the 1870s L. L. Zamenhof created Esperanto in attempt to connect the world through a universal language. Little did he know that if he...

Top 11 maps that explain Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, Total Solar Eclipse will darken skies above North America, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide, plunging...

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