Monthly Archives: October 2021

Atlas of the Week: Atlas of Remote Islands

The Atlas of Remote Islands is a collection of fifty mysterious islands. These obscure islands are all vastly different and have their own histories. This atlas is filled with full-color maps and incredible pictures. These islands are not well-known to … Continue reading

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The Unmeasured World

The prize-winning, map of the month, “The Unmeasured World” is a map generated using other maps. The mapmaker dug through one hundred choropleth world maps posted on Reddit in order to win this map competition. They collected data on how … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Cartoblography by Kenneth Field

Field is an academic cartographer and geographer from the United Kingdom. He has taught since 2011, talking and writing about cartography. This blog is a look into his perspective on all different types of maps from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Blog Link: Sound Cartography

https://soundcartography.wordpress.com/ The blog that I chose to submit to our class collection is called Sound Cartography. This blog examines sound maps from all over the world and looks to analyze them. Sound maps can give people a new method to study … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Maps

I chose Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski as this week’s Atlas of the Week. In this class, we have talked about how maps can be weaponized and used as tools of the state, but we have also discussed the … Continue reading

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The Colonial Problem -1947

The Colonial Problem is a relative one. One would assume that the “colonial problem” this map references is in relation to the clearly defined European colonization of the Global South. As is shown through the map, large swaths of Africa … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Why Preserve the Night Sky?

This atlas depicts the amount of light pollution in the world measured on the Bortle scale. High concentration areas of light pollution radiate white and red from the source, while more rural regions will appear to be green and blue, … Continue reading

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Tracking COVID-19 Cases in the US (Interactive Map)

Be aware of COVID-19, but also the maps too… Our understanding of and behavioral response to COVID-19 has been undeniably well understood when placed into the context of maps. Their visualizations help everyday people and scientists track its dangerous spread. … Continue reading

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