August, 2008


Maps and Cartography

Online Mapping is Not the Death Knell for Maps

Online Mapping is Not the Death Knell for Maps

Mary Spence, the President of the British Cartographic Society, recently sent the geoblog world atwitter with her pronouncement that Internet mapping is responsible for removing broad strokes of history and local geography through the practice of what she referred to as ‘corporate blankwash’: “Corporate cartographers are demolishing thousands of years […]