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Improvement in air quality also over Europe, learning for global heating?

The anti-corona measures that were implemented by many European countries in the course of March led to a lockdown of cities, regions and even...

See the original version of rare WWI trench map featured in Oscar-winning 1917

With World War I as its backdrop, Sam Mendes’ 1917 is one of the most visually immersive films to come out of Hollywood. The...
Valentine map

This gorgeous, interactive map shows Britain’s 1,453 ‘most romantic streets’

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we are simply smitten by everything that is pink and pretty. And this gorgeous, interactive map by...

Remembering 75 years of Auschwitz liberation through maps

“Death, death, death. Death at night, death in the morning, death in the afternoon. Death. We lived with death. How could a human feel?”...
Kobe bryant nba shots

This map shows all 30,699 shots Kobe Bryant took in his 20-year career

American professional basketball legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles, California. His 13-year-old daughter was also aboard and passed...

Mapcreator review: Can someone create awesome maps with zero training?

Having spent most of my professional career in newsrooms, I have seen up close how richly-designed maps can help add much-needed context to journalistic...
Top maps and charts that explain the terrifying 2019-20 Australian bushfires

Top maps and charts that explain the terrifying 2019-20 Australian bushfires

Australia battles bushfires every year, but the current fire season is decisively one of the worst. The wildfires that originated in the state of...
Create Custom Maps with Google Earth

Looking to create custom map stories and presentations? Try Google Earth!

Remember Voyager, the storytelling feature Google Earth launched a couple of years ago, allowing people to take interactive journeys guided by experienced scientists and...
Strava outdoor maps report by Ishveena Singh

Strava’s gorgeous new maps replace car-oriented features with trail names, terrain

A decade ago, Strava started out as a basic activity-tracking app. Today, with more than 47 million users, it has become a raging social...

Mapping pirate attacks around the world

Another great map from one of my favourite contemporary cartographers John Nelson. This time John took data from Anti-shipping Activity Messages database published by...

Check out what this new amazing 3D map of the Milky Way tells us...

When we think about a map of the Milky Way we have an image of a flat disk with several spiral arms. The new...

The Streets of Women

GeoChicas is a community of mainly Spanish-speaking women from Latin America and Spain, linked to OpenStreetMap (OSM) and related to the geo world and...

Microsoft is re-imagining travel with immersive, mixed reality maps

Let’s say you are planning a vacation to Italy. You’re making a list of the things you want to do, the attractions you want...

How To Use Apple Indoor Maps For Malls And Airports

It seems that Apple Maps is finally set to rival its more illustrious rival, Google Maps, in the provision of geographical directions thanks to...
hybrid map

Historic topographic maps in new look-Is 3D doing the magic?

Combining creativity, love for maps and excellent graphic designing skills, a Brooklyn-based graphic designer, Scott Reinhard is giving Historic topographic maps a new look....

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