NASA created detailed 3D map of Greenland’s ice sheet

Deep ice sheets close to North and South Poles are a natural storage of historical records of climate changes over last thousands years. Using ice-penetrating radar...

Windyty – weather forecast map reinvented

Weather forecasts are boring. Ivo - developer, pilot and a kite surfer from Czech Republic decided to do something about it. He used an...

The Unofficial Game of Thrones Map

For us geo-nerds, it is important to visualise where events are happening when we read about them. It is especially easy to get disoriented...

Tired of new, slow Google Maps? This is how you can switch to the...

After using new Google Maps for a few months and after reading a lot of comments under my post "4 things I hate about...

This map shows how American cities are racially segregated

At Geoawesomeness openness and tolerance are our key values. Our team members come from different continents, countries and cultures. And we are definitely proud of...

4 things I hate about new Google Maps

Last month Google finally rolled out new Google Maps to all users. After unveiling it as a ‘preview’ during its annual I/O conference last year,...

Bing Maps now uses live traffic and geocoding from Nokia

Apparently the collaboration of Microsoft and Nokia goes beyond Lumia smartphones. After the latest up-date the  - now uses Nokia's live traffic and geocoding...

Map of global adultery – 30 million AshleyMadison users mapped

Last month hackers claimed to have stolen data of about 36 million users of AshleyMadison -  the online dating site for people who want to commit...

What four things do map projections distort?

There are four basic characteristics of a map that are distorted to some degree, depending on the map projection used. These characteristics include distance, direction, shape,...

Map of every fossil found in the U.S.

Probability of finding a fossil in the stone is quite low. Especially if you don’t know where to do it. Cason Clagg - software...

If all the Ice melted: National Geographic’s Interactive map on Rising Seas

What if all the ice melted in the world? Now whether you believe global warming happens because of human activities or naturally is another...

Amazing visualization of how religion spread across the world

Few weeks ago Business Insider published an amazing visualisation about how religion spread around the world. It goes back to 3000BC when Hinduism started...

Bucket List Maps Project: Making Maps Awesome Again!

“They were maps that lived, maps that one could study, frown over, and add to; maps, in short, that really meant something.” - Gerald Durrel,...

Cool Map Of Hypothetical US High-speed Railway

I've always had a thing for tube-like map design. It shows that topological, relative positions of stations along the lines and relations between them...

This guy quit job and earns a living drawing awesome maps

In the old times cartographers were artists and many of their hand crafted maps where a piece of genius. In the era of GIS,...

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