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Maggie Latimer

Hollywood Cemetery

Last year, Dr. Winiarski’s students created digital story projects based on unique graves in Richmond’s historic Hollywood Cemetery. This web mapping application allows for the videos to be embedded in the informative section on one side of…

A “bad” map

One of my classes recently walked around Hollywood Cemetery to study the graves.  The cemetery layout and landscaping is beautiful – it looks like a park, but it can be hard to navigate. On the paper map, only some of the streets are labeled, t…

Blunder Map

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ANSWER KEY:
Westhampton Lake is now Westhampon Lake
President’s Home is enlarged
Bye bye B-School

Large Campus Map

My map is a reworking of the large campus map on the information kiosk located outside the admissions office.  This map’s intended audience is new visitors to the University of Richmond.  To simplify the map, I deleted/adjusted unnecessarily compl…

My Map Progress . . .

 
 

My map is a reworking of the large campus map that is displayed on the information kiosk outside of the admissions office. Much of my work has been simplifying polygons by deleting/rearranging vectors while still keeping the basic shape …

Paper Map Project Plan

For my project, I will redesign the large campus map that is currently displayed on the information kiosk outside of the university admissions office.  This map is essentially an enlarged reprint of the standard flat map displayed on the UR website (…

The Swiss Cheese Map Reflection

I think Shari Motro did a great job explaining her point about map visuals and what to include or exclude when creating a usable map.  In order to cleanly and efficiently display information, cartographers must have an element of style in their cr…

Why Am I Here?

I am taking Maps and Geovisualization for several reasons: it is relevant to my major, it fits into my schedule, and I know the professor (one of them, at least) and her style of teaching.  This course also sounded like a good class to use as a transi…

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