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 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...

This amazing Google Maps timelapse will take you on the tour around the world

Google Maps and Google Earth are amazing tools. We are so used to them that we tend to forget how they have changed our...

This awesome map shows a commuter flow in the US

Over 130 million people in the US commute everyday. 50% of them travel 11 miles or more. A recent study conducted by researchers from...

CIA declassified its map collection on Flickr and it is totally awesome

"An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information and intelligence in support of law enforcement, national...

Top 14 maps and charts that explain Thanksgiving

Today is the fourth Thursday of November which means that people in the US celebrate Thanksgiving. This compilation of maps, charts and infographics is...

Top 23 maps and charts that explain the results of the 2016 US Presidential...

We know the results on the 2016 US Presidential elections for a few days. Now that the emotions calmed down it's time to analyse...

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web...

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we've seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of...

This animation shows the comparison of travel time today and 100 years ago

A few months ago we wrote about an amazing map created by British cartographer John G. Bartholomew in 1914. The map shows isochrones of travel...

Top 10 most surprising maps that explain the world

The world is a very surprising place. Check out these 10 maps that will show you facts about our planet that you most likely...

Top 10 maps of your favourite fictional worlds

Spatial awareness is a key to human existence (especially if you're a GeoGeek). Therefore whenever I read a novel, play a game or watch...

Awesome interactive visualization of bird migrations

Bird migration is a natural miracle. Some birds fly hundreds and thousands of kilometres to find the best habitats for feeding, breeding and raising their...

Visualizing 240 million years of tectonic plates drift

Recent discussions about the fact that Australia is shifting its geographic coordinates by 1.5m (4.9ft) made us realized that Earth is much more dynamic than one...

Google Sheep View? Yup, you read that right!

In July this year, residents of Faroe island (link to map) decided that enough is enough, they wanted their beautiful island to exist on...

This map shows how animals will have to migrate because of the climate change

The climate change is a fact. Global warming means the rising of the sea level but scientists predict that it will initiate a chain...

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