November, 2009


Maps and Cartography

Accidental Geography

Are you suffering from cartocacoethes?  If so, then the Accidental Geography posts from Strange Maps is for you.  Strange Map defines cartocacoethes as “the uncontrollable urge to see maps in everyday, non-cartography-related objects.”  The term was originally detailed on John Krygier’s Making Maps blog.  Strange Maps has two posts representing […]

GIS Data

Ordnance Survey Data to be Made Freely Available

Ordnance Survey Data to be Made Freely Available

A press release from the British government entitled “Re-mapping the future for Ordnance Survey – making public data public” has announced that the Ordnance Survey will “will open up its data relating to electoral and local authority boundaries, postcode areas and mid scale mapping information.”  The announcement comes after a […]