newsillustrator:

A brilliant piece of teamwork drawing on all skills, or a bunch of different individual’s creations tacked together on deadline? You decide. At least three of those hours used up standing around hoping for truth to become apparent.

Seven hours worth of work for four or five of us. A cartographer, a writer, and a couple or three of graphics folks, and someone to tell us what we are doing wrong.

(via gazetaoriental)

mapsontheweb:

Map of the front lines of World War 1

climate-changing:

Things are going very wrong in Ukraine.

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geografa-humanoide:

Maps by Vladstudio http://www.vladstudio.com/es/home/
geografa-humanoide:

Maps by Vladstudio http://www.vladstudio.com/es/home/
geografa-humanoide:

Maps by Vladstudio http://www.vladstudio.com/es/home/
geografa-humanoide:

Maps by Vladstudio http://www.vladstudio.com/es/home/

mapsontheweb:

USGS recently updated U.S. National Seismic Hazard Map

(via spatialisspecial)

mapsontheweb:

Indian Reservations of the United States, 1907

transitmaps:

Historical Map: Nicholson’s Complete London Guide Bus Map, c. 1980

Unusual and potentially confusing bus map that chooses to colour-code routes by the major thoroughfare that they travel down: all Oxford Street buses are orange, all Farringdon Road buses are lime green, etc. However it’s all a bit of a mess, made more so by the strangely yellow/orange-heavy colour palette. Westminster Bridge is crossed by six routes; five of them are way too similar to each other (orange-brown, yellow, orange, another orange-brown and lime green). Only the dark green Victoria Street route line provides sufficient contrast with the other lines here.

The map also requires the user to have more than a passing familiarity with London bus routes, as it only lists their route number as they leave the map, not their destination. I know that Route 9 passes through Piccadilly, but where does it go after that? A travel-savvy Londoner might know, but a tourist may not.

Reminiscent of this similarly confusing central Sydney bus map from 2000, although at least the Sydney map tells you the final destination of the bus routes!

Our rating: Idiosyncratic, strange and not actually terribly useful. One-and-a-half stars.

1.5 Stars

Source: grepnold/Flickr

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maptitude1:

This map shows the location of every traffic signal in Toronto.