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Route Master: A Biography of the London Map | Speedbird
"I very much doubt that there is a city on the face of this Earth better mapped, over a longer period of time — nor more potently associated with the image of the map, as cultural and practical artifact — than London."
cities  maps  history 
23 days ago by warrenellis
The shape of your notes – Aitor García Rey
"During the following months I fall in love with the idea of creating a series of notebooks using real, nice maps for its design. I wanted to keep the abstract beauty of the contour lines but, at the same time, respect the old tradition for accuracy that cartography has, without incurring in an incredibly time-consuming process."
design  maps  notebooks 
5 weeks ago by warrenellis
Here & There back on sale! – Blog – BERG
Schulze's wonderful weird projection map poster of NYC is back on sale.
art  maps 
april 2013 by warrenellis
CABINET // Trap Streets
"Such interventions are known colloquially as “trap streets,” a collective term for cartographic fictions with the intent to deter copyists. And, as noted, they may not all be streets: any geographic alteration can be used, from the fabrication of a remote nonexistent town to the mislabeling of the elevation of a mountain range."
maps  cities 
january 2013 by warrenellis
Warren Jeffs' revelations - Google Maps
"Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leader Warren Jeffs predicted several cities and nations would have tragedies befall them. Here are the cities, and what will happen to them according to Jeffs."
maps  cult  mad 
january 2012 by warrenellis
Scientists map religious forests and sacred sites
Oxford scientists are aiming to produce a global map of the land owned or revered by the world’s religions. Many of these ‘religious forests’ and sacred sites contain some of the richest biodiversity in the world, including some of the highest numbers of threatened species.
history  cult  maps 
august 2011 by warrenellis
Measuring the distant universe in 3-D: BOSS proves it can do the job with quasars
"The biggest 3-D map of the distant universe ever made, using light from 14,000 quasars – supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies billions of light years away – has been constructed by scientists with the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey"
space  maps 
may 2011 by warrenellis
restored ratzer map of new york
"The Brooklyn Historical Society has strikingly restored this beautiful map, an early edition of Bernard Ratzer‘s “Plan of the City of New York” from 1770:"
history  maps 
february 2011 by warrenellis

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