Resources including tutorials on cartographic design and mapping techniques. Learn about how to make a cartogram, different ways to represent features on a map, and basics of cartography.
There are a few map contests open for those interested in submitting both paper and digital maps as well as contests designed to showcase the potential of different types of spatial data. GIS and Map Contests Here are current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline. To submit a map [...]
What lies at the edge of the known world? During Roman times and extending into medieval times, cartographers would use the inscription HIC SVNT LEONES was used to mark areas of unexplored territories on maps, the Latin phrase translates to mean “Here are Lions”). During medieval times, distant and unexplored lands on the edges of maps [...]
Spatialtemporal visualization are ways to illustrate changes in an area over time on a map. The famous geographer Immanuel Kant maintained that geography was the study of knowledge in a location, while history was the study of knowledge in time. This article explores different cartographic methods of showing changes in time over space on a map.