Monthly Archives: November 2021

Blog of the Week

http://greenmap.org For Blog of the Week, I chose this blog to showcase the importance of climate change and how data from cartographic maps can display the importance and our much-needed action. This blog shows the aspects of the environment and … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week

http://floodatlas.org/redesign/ For the Atlas of the week, I chose this atlas that relates to flooding. It is known as the “Flood Atlas”.  It was created by three meteorologists and has several tools and features to view live photos and helps … Continue reading

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Map of the Week

Oh, no! It is starting to creep in, get the towels! These are just some of the statements I heard from family as floodwaters began to rise rapidly around my home. If you ask anyone I say I am a … Continue reading

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Map of the Week

During the cold war, the Soviet Union’s Military secretly mapped the world with such precision, that in certain areas, it would appear they were preparing for an invasion. In total, the Soviet Union created more than 1.1 million different maps … Continue reading

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Blog of the week

https://adventuresinmapping.com For this week’s featured blog, I chose ‘Adventures in Mapping’. Although the website’s interface is quite bland it provides many interesting articles. I especially liked how you can read the title and a bit of the article before selecting … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week

The atlas of the week is Transit Maps of the world because transportation is a vital part of our society and is a large part of the culture I was raised in. Being someone who grew up in a city … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week

https://permanent.fdlp.gov/gpo147376/P1004ICU.pdf The Great Lakes – An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book is a very interesting resource which gives readers a comprehensive overview of the Great Lakes region. It covers both history and science, spanning from the lives of native peoples … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week

  http://www.old-maps.com/blog/ I chose Old Maps as blog of the week because its mission is to revive historical maps in a modern way. The business collects maps from the past, specifically New England, and reprints them for customers to purchase … Continue reading

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The Time and Tide Map of the Atlantic Charter

1941 was a year of global uncertainty. By August, German forces had conquered nearly all of continental Europe, and Nazi expansion was an increasingly menacing reality. While many feared that the end of democracy was imminent, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/08/12/40-maps-that-explain-the-world/ I chose “40 Maps That Explain the World” by Max Fisher in the Washington Post. He includes maps from a variety of topics: political, military, human rights, foreign relations, ethnicity, language, religion and more. There are maps included from … Continue reading

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