All Map Projections Compared And Visualized

Life of cartographer is not easy... How to map phenomena on the Earth which are 3 dimensional (and often dynamic - 4D) on the...

How Oklahoma Tornado Was Mapped On Different Web Portals?

On May 20, 2013, a massive tornado swept through the area of Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 people and left swathes of the suburb of Moore...

Top 10 Languages in London’s Twitter Sphere

While studying language diversity in London, a heat map of languages used during last summer, reveals the top 10 languages used in London's Twitter...

The Last 40 Years Of The World’s Refugees On A Single Map

"Every day, all over the world, ordinary people must flee their homes for fear of death or persecution. Many leave without notice, taking only...

Google Maps Maker Finally in UK

Google has announced that it is finally expanding Google Map Maker to the United Kingdom. The service uses crowdsourced concept of Open Street Maps...

Mapping Mark Twain and his “Story World”

When you think about maps and stories, I'm sure your mind wanders off to the "Map of Middle Earth" by JRR Tolkien. Maps that...

Remapping the world with Human Cartograms, and how you can do it for free!

We are all familiar with maps used to depict boundaries at local, national and international level. The shape file of international boundaries shown below...

This Infographic From 1897 Shows The Entire American Civil War On A Single Map

Did you think that infographics are a new trend in data visualization and mapping? You were wrong. Look at that visualization of the history...

“Racial” Geography: Racial tolerance map of the world

The world values survey asked participants around 80 countries in the world to state the type of people they did not want as neighbors....

Mapping startups in Mumbai – Mumbai Made!

Mumbai is widely regarded as the financial capital of India. The Indian version of New York ;) Being the financial capital also means that there are...

The most complete global map of forests available yet

Very interesting research has been published in Nature magazine. Researchers created the most detailed map of forests around the world. All the previous attempts...

Map shows age of buildings in Paris

Paris is an amazing city. It represents a unique combination of magnificent architecture, beautiful scenery, culture and people. It is the city where the history, present...

World Map Generator – Creative Way Of Playing With Cartography

Have you ever wanted to experiment with maps by tweaking and fine-tuning the Geographic coordinate system? To play with mathematical cartography and check what...

This Map Shows Every Place On Earth Meteorites Have Hit

After last week’s surprise meteorite hit in Chelyabinsk, Central Russian that injured around 1,000 people, it’s quite a hot topic... and will happen again...

Mapping Stereotypes – What Do Other Nations Think About You?

Stereotypes are oversimplifications of people groups widely circulated in certain societies. We all have them about others, others have them about us. We can...

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