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How Modern Cartographers Marry Math and Art. 'Turtle Bay Resort Map, 2014,' O’ahu, HI, USA, by James Niehues.

How Modern Cartographers Marry Math and Art

(Photo: All images from Mind the Map © Gestalten 2015) Old maps get a lot of love, and with good reason—with their sea monsters and sheer craftsmanship, they can transport us through both space and time. Cartographie. Outils carto. Outils de cartographie. Human activities are reshaping Earth's surface. ESA/CCI viewer. INFOGRAPHIC: A world of languages - and how many speak them. Cartesius. The true size of ... Réaliser des cartes avec Géoclip. Heganoo. Raconter une histoire avec une carte. Heganoo est un outil tice qui permet de faire du « storymapping », autrement dit une narration multimédia basée sur l’utilisation de la cartographie.

Heganoo. Raconter une histoire avec une carte

Plusieurs outils en ligne permettent de raconter une histoire qui se déroule à plusieurs endroits ou sur une période de temps à travers l’usage de cartes. Les Storymaps, à l’image des cartes mentales, permettent d’offrir une approche interactive de l’histoire ou de la géographie, pour ne citer que ces deux matières. Heganoo se distingue par une mise en oeuvre et une utilisation relativement simple mais surtout par un rendu final particulièrement réussi. Canton de Samoens, Haute-Savoie / Carte éditée par le Syndicat d'initiative. 20 maps that never happened.

Maps are a powerful way of illustrating not only the world that is, but worlds that never have been.

20 maps that never happened

What follow are not fictional maps — there's no Westeros or Middle Earth — but plans and hypotheticals that never came to pass. You'll see military plans for invasions that didn't happen or conquests that were hoped-for and never achieved. Systèmes d'Information Géographique. Les nouveautés du site Géolittoral. Le site Géolittoral est une plate-forme d'information et de communication concernant le domaine du littoral.

Les nouveautés du site Géolittoral

Il est géré par le Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l'Energie (MEDDE) et plus précisément par la Direction Générale de l’Aménagement, du Logement et de la Nature (DGALN) ainsi que le réseau scientifique et technique. MapJam. Comment mesurer la superficie sur une carte Google Maps ? Vous vous apprêtez à acheter un terrain ?

Comment mesurer la superficie sur une carte Google Maps ?

Vous avez des contraintes en termes d’espace pour organiser une manifestation ? Pour tous ces besoins et pour d’autres, découvrez ces outils de mesure de superficies. MapFight - United States vs China size comparison. The World Top Incomes Database. Three-dimensional Mapping. Create amazing maps with your data — CartoDB. TileMill.

Bienvenue sur le projet QGIS ! OpenStreetMap. Where am I?

OpenStreetMap

Welcome to OpenStreetMap! OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. Hosting is supported by UCL, Bytemark Hosting and Imperial College London, and other partners. Learn More Start Mapping. Batch Geocode. Bienvenue sur le projet QGIS ! Why all men should be able to read a map. So here’s a quick refresher course: What is a map?

Why all men should be able to read a map

Maps are simply an accurate 2-D rendering of the ground as seen from above, scaled down from life-size with symbols to show the landscape accurately including particular features such as roads, footpaths and landmarks. Learning compass points To understand maps you need to understand direction via the points of a compass: North, East, South and West. There are many rhymes to remember how these are positioned (‘Never Eat Shredded Wheat’ was my classroom one) but the easiest way is to imagine a clock face where north is at the top (12 o’clock), east is at 3, south is at 6 and west is at 9. Orienting the map. 40 Maps That Explain The Middle East. Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics.

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East

Here are 40 maps crucial for understanding the Middle East — its history, its present, and some of the most important stories in the region today. Middle East History The fertile crescent, the cradle of civilization The fertile crescent, the cradle of civilizationIf this area wasn't the birthplace of human civilization, it was at least a birthplace of human civilization. Called "the fertile crescent" because of its lush soil, the "crescent" of land mostly includes modern-day Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Israel-Palestine. (Some definitions also include the Nile River valley in Egypt.) The Middle East today. Voici 20 autres moyens l'Europe peut être tranché Up. Click2Map, la solution géoweb professionnelle, création de cartes interactives Google Maps. Google Earth / Google Maps.

L'Agence nationale des Usages des TICE - Néogéographie : globes virtuels et apprentissages. Par Jérome Staub *

L'Agence nationale des Usages des TICE - Néogéographie : globes virtuels et apprentissages

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use. When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of National Geographic magazines spanning the years 1917 to 1985.

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use

I found, tucked in almost every issue, one of the magazine’s gorgeous maps—of the Moon, St. Petersburg, the Himalayas, Eastern Europe’s ever-shifting boundaries. I became a cartography enthusiast and geographical sponge, poring over them for years just for the sheer enjoyment of it, a pleasure that remains with me today. Whether you’re like me and simply love the imaginative exercise of tracing a map’s lines and contours and absorbing information, or you love to do that and you get paid for it, you’ll find innumerable ways to spend your time on the new Open Access Maps project at the New York Public Library.

The NYPL announces the release with the explanation below: Les meilleurs services en ligne basés sur Google Street View. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe « Etymologikon™ Posted by Teresa Elms on 4 March 2008 This chart shows the lexical distance — that is, the degree of overall vocabulary divergence — among the major languages of Europe. The size of each circle represents the number of speakers for that language. The Real Pirates of the Caribbean. William Parker spent the majority of his pirating days attacking Spanish treasure fleets and ports throughout modern Central America.

Parker was a privateer, with the backing of England, who sailed with Francis Drake before getting his own ship. After nearly a decade in the Caribbean, Parker eventually returned home to England after 1601. François l'Olonnais was a French pirate that preyed on the Spanish treasure fleets between 1660 and 1668.

He primarily operated in the Caribbean, alternating between Hispaniola, Central America, and the northern edge of South America. Magazine CARTO « Le monde en cartes. 40 more maps that explain the world. Utilitaires géomatiques. Open Access Maps at NYPL. The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads.

We believe these maps have no known US copyright restrictions.* To the extent that some jurisdictions grant NYPL an additional copyright in the digital reproductions of these maps, NYPL is distributing these images under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. The maps can be viewed through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections page, and downloaded (!)

, through the Map Warper.