Monthly Archives: April 2018

Wiley/National Geographic College Atlas of the World

This atlas is important specifically to this class because it was created for college students. The atlas is very compact compared to others, while also staying very informative. Much of this class discusses maps and their effect on the viewer … Continue reading

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Middle East to the Whole World

The Islamic State, or ISIS, is a militant organization that emerged as an offshoot of al Qaeda in 2014. The terrorist group quickly took control of large parts of Iraq and Syria, raising its black flag in victory and declaring … Continue reading

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The World Median Ages

The map that I chose is a map of the world median ages from every major country across the continent. I found that this map is much easier to understand than previous maps my peers have studied this semester and … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Maps Mania

Maps Mania is a unique blog that allows its readers to interact with maps of many categories in order to gain a better perspective. Maps Mania is dedicated in finding the “best digital interactive maps on the internet and the tools used to … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Concise Atlas of the World

  This atlas provides a deeper look into the superbly designed cartography of informative maps. The atlas contains stunning graphics in order to “portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.” Furthermore, the Concise Atlas of … Continue reading

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Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day

My Map of the Week, “Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day,” is a unique outlook on the global internet usage of certain areas of the world, depending on the time of day. The map is almost like a … Continue reading

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Failed/Fragile States Index Map

The Failed/Fragile States Index was created by The Fund For Peace. The FFP was Founded in 1957 and is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. and Abuja, Nigeria. It works to prevent conflict and promote sustainable security globally by … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week

The Routledge historical Atlas of Jerusalem is a historical atlas that gives an overview of Jerusalem from biblical times to present day. This atlas offers clear pictures and maps of the past 150 years. It does a great job of … Continue reading

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Blog of the week: Map of Jerusalem

I chose this blog site because i really find jerusalem very interesting and i love the country. this site was super interesting to me, seeing the maps and blog posts about the map… if you get the chance to subscribe … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Transit Maps of the World

The Transit Maps of the World is a complete collection of historical and current maps of every rapid-transit system on earth. With nearly three hundred different colorful maps to explore, this is every map lover’s dream. This atlas is special because … Continue reading

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