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Maps and Cartography

Map showing Ukraine and Crimea. Source: CIA, The World Factbook.

How Cartographers Respond to Border Changes

The recent conflict in Crimea has brought to the forefront the process by which mapmakers respond to border changes.  The outcome of an upcoming referendum could switch Crimea from Ukrainian to Russian control. Julie Johnson from Bloomberg News has a short article about when and how cartographers update maps when […]