Category Archives: Maps

GPS Tracker Map Art

I have recently been exploring the unusual interface created by a combination of GPS technology and creating works of art. I have been fascinated by the work of Stephen Lund, a marketing consultant from Canada who spends his spare time … Continue reading

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The New Silk Road – China’s Most Ambitious Project To Date

China’s ‘New Silk Road’ project provides an excellent case study of a large scale development scheme. The $4.8 trillion OBOR (‘One Belt One Road’) initiative has been described as the ‘New Silk Road’, or ‘Silk Road 2.0’. It is estimated … Continue reading

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New Research Reveals Geology Will Always Defy Total Brexit

As we move closer and closer towards Brexit, recent research has revealed that there is part of Britain that will remain forever connected to Europe whatever the result of the political negotiations. Geologists from the University of Plymouth have analysed … Continue reading

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3D Maps As Works Of Art

‘Overview Maps’ is an innovative company that produces unique multilayered cartographic art pieces based on locations around the world, both natural and man-made. Earlier this year, the company was awarded the prestigious overall award from the British Cartographic Society, as … Continue reading

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Who Owns Britain?

It is not always obvious who actually owns the land in Britain. This web site displays the major landowners on a UK map – and you can easily zoom in for greater detail to your own local area. Web link: … Continue reading

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Christmas Geo Presents From The Ordnance Survey Shop (And Others)

I was browsing online for some geography-themed Christmas presents today, and came across some excellent ideas. How about some rolls of custom made wallpaper maps for a good friend? Check out this web link: https://www.custom-wallpaper-printing.co.uk/custom-wallpaper-maps.html   The Ordnance Survey blog … Continue reading

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Where Is The Most Isolated Point In Britain?

Where is the most isolated point in Britain? How far can you get from all the buildings in a country? Topi Tjukanov has completed a number of projects visualizing geospatial data, and he has devised a method of answering the … Continue reading

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