X marks the spot: What is geocaching and how does it work

X marks the spot: What is geocaching and how does it work

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

From a way of testing the accuracy of GPS receivers to a worldwide phenomenon. Read about the rise and rise of geocaching
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2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Map Lovers and Travelers

2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Map Lovers and Travelers

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

This carefully curated list of mappy things will help you find something cool for those hard-to-shop-for cartophiles and explorers in your life
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Facebook 3D posts

Why 3D posts on Facebook are a cartographer’s delight

by Ishveena Singh 2 min read

3D posts on Facebook let you grab, rotate, and pinch-zoom to see all the fine topographic details in a map
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Create dynamic map visualizations with this awesome free tool by Google

Create dynamic map visualizations with this awesome free tool by Google

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Even amateurs can use this tool to present their own data in a format which is very easy to comprehend and communicate

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7 stunning pieces of topographic art and design you shouldn’t miss

7 stunning pieces of topographic art and design you shouldn’t miss

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Hanging somewhere between physical and emotional geography, topographic art is a psychedelic mix of creativity, science, and culture

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Planning a vacation? Create a custom holiday map with these tools

Planning a vacation? Create a custom holiday map with these tools

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

A custom holiday map is an ideal place to curate your itinerary, complete with pro tips and recommendations from travel experts
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5 must-try online map games for the geo nerd in you

5 must-try online map games for the geo nerd in you

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Some of these games can easily double up as awesome teaching tools, while others simply let you blow off some steam
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printable origami paper globes - maps that fold into globes

Folding paper globe: DIY activity both adults and kids would love!

by Ishveena Singh 2 min read

Some childhood memories just refuse to fade. And paper folding is definitely one of them! printable origami paper globes - maps that fold into globes
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Geography 101: Find Your Elevation

Geography 101: Find Your Elevation

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Read to understand what elevation is, how is it calculated, and how can you find out your current elevation in a quick and easy manner
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New Zealand’s Hidden Truths: Using Maps and Topography to Understand the Landscape.

New Zealand’s Hidden Truths: Using Maps and Topography to Understand the Landscape.

by Daniel ODonohue 8 min read

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Digital Models of the Earth: Adding the third dimension

Digital Models of the Earth: Adding the third dimension

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Knowledge of elevation and slope is not only useful but critical for understanding the changes taking place on Earth’s surface
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A medieval depiction of the known world (1482, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver), constructed after the coordinates in Ptolemy's Geography and using his second map projection

What is Cartography?

by Ishveena Singh 3 min read

Read to know the meaning of cartography, the history of the discipline, and how modern cartography is blurring the lines between the physical and the digital world

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