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Incredibly Detailed Map Of The World's Religions. Map created by reddit user scolbert08 The incredibly detailed map of the world’s religions above, was created by reddit user scolbert08.

Incredibly Detailed Map Of The World's Religions

To see the full resolution version just click on it. It shows what the biggest religion is by census area in each country, along with its level of support. For example, in large parts of British Columbia the most common answer on the census is no religion, but the intensity of that feeling varies widely.

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Over 300 Historical City Maps. PDF Quads - Trail Maps. FREE Printable USGS PDF TOPO!

PDF Quads - Trail Maps

Maps A quick and easy way to download any 7.5 minute topo National Geographic has built an easy to use web interface that allows anyone to quickly find any 7.5 minute topo in the continental U.S.A. for downloading and printing. Each topo has been pre-processed to print on a standard home, letter size printer. National Park Maps. Central Intelligence Agency’s albums.

What's the best map projection? Next term, I’ll be teaching a course in general relativity, and while preparing my notes on the curvature of space, I was reminded of a really fun paper I worked on with Rich Gott a few years ago.

What's the best map projection?

As you probably know, the earth is roughly a sphere, and if you try to wrap a piece of flat paper around it to make a map, you’re going to get a lot of crinkles and folds. In short, you can’t make a perfect map of the whole earth. There are some, like the Gall-Peters, that are area-preserving. In other words, equal areas on the map always represent equal areas of land. Map Projections. The True Size Of ... Ezilon Maps - Regional Reference Maps. Cheats guide to making simple outline maps in Photoshop - Red Dice Diaries. Please note: There are some excellent and very professional cartographers out there producing great maps for games, this article is not designed to create a map to compete with them, it is for someone who wants to quickly put together a simple map that they can use during a RP campaign with minimal struggle.

Cheats guide to making simple outline maps in Photoshop - Red Dice Diaries

Producing professional looking campaign maps can be very tricky, takes a lot of practice and time, however, if you’re just looking for a quick map that will enable you to get playing your game quickly then this guide should help you. This article assumes you have access to Photoshop and basic ability to use it (although the principles should be transferable to other graphic programs like GIMP). Open a new screen Start up your graphics program and open a new image. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire. Map Age Guide. Natural Earth. Archival mylar polyester sleeves, sheet protectors, page protectors. Flag Stories. Victorian London in Incredible Detail.

Anglo-Saxon London Map. The full map in overview.

Anglo-Saxon London Map

A high-resolution version can be found by clicking below. Central London was once largely marshland. The first major Anglo Saxon settlement was Lundenwic (now Covent Garden/Aldwych). Later, King Alfred re-established a town within the old Roman walls, known as Lundenburh. South London, with some familiar place names. Catacombs Of Paris. Explore georeferenced maps - Map images. History Map Archive. Browse the Map Archive The art and history of cartography, aka mapmaking, goes back to ancient times.

History Map Archive

Atlantis Map. Osher Map Library. A sneak preview of 3D Imaging at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education. Moving forward into the future of digitizing our cultural heritage, OML’s Digital Imaging Center is engaged in an innovative project to three-dimensionally image the library’s rare globe collection, the second-largest of its kind in a U.S. public institution.

A sneak preview of 3D Imaging at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

Generous grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Friends of the Osher Map Library support the conservation, and subsequent 3D imaging, of the collection's most threatened or valuable items. Digitization will make it possible for students and members of the public to manipulate and examine the rare globes online, preventing potential handling damage to these delicate objects. A digital undertaking such as this is no small task, considering that full-rounded 3D imaging by cultural institutions is still at its infant stage. E-Commerce meets Cultural Heritage The commercial company, Ortery, provided the equipment and software used to three-dimensionally image the globes.

Appalachian Mountain Club's Equipped: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map Ever Made. For Free. The U.S.

Appalachian Mountain Club's Equipped: Nearly Every USGS Topo Map Ever Made. For Free.

Geological Survey (USGS) has been producing detailed topographic maps for more than 125 years. Today they are nearly all digitized and free to download through the USGS Map Store, an incredible treasure trove for both map junkies and casual hikers alike. Locating your desired map is straightforward with the USGS Map Locator and Downloader, which allows you to zoom in or search for your area of interest. It then gets mildly confusing (though easy once you figure it out) to download the actual map. History of Cartography: Volumes One, Two, and Three. The Assault of Berlin Illustrated Russian Book 1948 USSR Maps Photos.

Collections with Maps. Old maps of Seven Seas (Open Ocean) How does it work?

Old maps of Seven Seas (Open Ocean)

These instructions will show you how to find historical maps online. Getting started Type the place name in the search box to find the exact location. You can further adjust the search by zooming in and out. Zoom. Brian DiMambro Antique Maps and Prints. An Illustrated Guide to Space Maps. Nebra Sky Disc, Germany, 1600 BC.

An Illustrated Guide to Space Maps

(Photo: Rainer Zenz/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 3.0) With its patinated bronze background and shiny gold sun, moon and stars, the 3600-year-old Nebra Sky Disc is worth gazing at for its beauty alone. But the ancient object is cool for a lot of other reasons: It’s the earliest depiction of outer space we’ve ever found, and it’s also thought to be the oldest known portable astronomical instrument.

USGS Historical Topographic Maps. Accessing historical topographic maps has never been easier TopoView highlights one of the USGS's most important and useful products, the topographic map. In 1879, the USGS began to map the Nation's topography. This mapping was done at different levels of detail, in order to support various land use and other purposes.

As the years passed, the USGS produced new map versions of each area. The most current maps are available from The National Map. Real World Maps vs Fantasy Maps. American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection. Inside The Most Amazing Map Library That You've Never Heard Of. The American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. (Photo: Luke Spencer.) Maps.stamen.com. 20 maps that never happened. Maps are a powerful way of illustrating not only the world that is, but worlds that never have been. 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. You'll also find daring infrastructure schemes that would have remapped cities and even whole continents. There are proposals for political reform — some serious and some more fanciful — as well as deeply serious plans for entire independent nation-states that have never been brought to life.

Alternate History Africa Map. Big Map Blog. On Quality By way of a quick summary: My prints are of very good quality. Most people selling digital prints of maps online are delivering a very poor product. I make no claim to exclusivity on the source images for the prints on this site – they are, after all, in the public domain (and if you didn't notice, I'm actually, well, giving away the image files on this site). Any person can, and many people do, sell prints from these files.

Campaign Cartographer Tutorials by Joe Sweeney. Digitized Medieval Manuscripts Maps (DMMmaps) Mapire: Historical Maps Of The Habsburg Empire. Wagner & Debes Cartographers. Visual History of War, Religion, and Government. Theban Mapping Project. Animated map of history: 3000BC to 1000AD.

The Perfect 22-Foot Map for Your Ancient Roman Road Trip.