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Historypin Great, you've started a collection - now it needs some pins. Great, you've created a tour - now it needs some pins. You can choose from exisiting pins on Historypin. U.S. and World Maps and Puzzles - Free Maps That Teach US Geography Mega Quiz 1100 varied and interesting questions about the United States. The questions encourage the player to think and make connections using a map. Mapping a Nation: Japan’s Most Famous Cartographer, Inō Tadataka Inō Tadataka was 55 years old when he set out to methodically survey the entire coastline of Japan, a task he would spend the next 17 years of his life completing. A Monumental Undertaking During the latter part of the Edo period (1603–1868), geographical surveyor Inō Tadataka (1745–1818) set to work charting the coastline of Japan, a mammoth undertaking that consumed the last decades of his life. Inō would die at the age of 73, before seeing his life’s work completed in the form of a map of the nation based on his survey activities.

Teaching With Historical Newspapers - An LOC Webinar Recording There are two sites that often refer people to when I'm asked about locating copies of old newspapers. The first is the Google Newspaper Archive. The second is the Chronicling America collection from the Library of Congress. The Chronicling America collection contains more than 2,600 digitized copies of newspapers printed in the United States between 1789 and 1963. You can search through the collection according to date, state in which the newspaper was published, and keyword. The Library of Congress hosted an online conference for teachers in the fall of 2016.

Check out fantasy map creator Wonderdraft With Game of Thrones coming to an end you might be looking for a new fantasy series to take over your life—so why not make one yourself? If you're working on your next D&D campaign, an RPG or fantasy adventure game, or maybe writing some fantasy fiction, there's no better way to get your creative juices flowing than with a killer map. Wonderdraft is a fantasy map creation tool that might be just what you're looking for. I started playing with it this weekend, and while I haven't produced anything remotely as cool as some of the amazing creations you'll see linked below, I still found it easy to use and bursting with options. Interactive timelines: Comparing the reigns of Victoria and Elizabeth We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed. We'll send you a link to create a new password. {* #forgotPasswordForm *} {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddress *} {* backButton *} {* forgotPassword_sendButton *}

10 Street View Games to Kill Your Day 1. GeoGuessr There are lots of 'Can you guess the Street View?' type games but there is only one GeoGuessr. GeoGuessr is probably the most popular Google Maps geography game. In this geography game you are shown a random Street View image and you must try to guess where in the world the Street View was taken. Capucine Gros Exhibits ‘Implicit Borders: A Cartography of Free Will’ – WWD “I’ve always been quite obsessed with maps,” says artist Capucine Gros on a sunny afternoon from Catinca Tabacaru Gallery in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where she was putting the finishing touches on her solo show “Implicit Borders: A Cartography of Free Will.” Gros grew up between Switzerland, France and China before landing in New York, where she currently resides. “Traveling always feels like putting pieces of a puzzle together and also just the concept of nationality itself,” she continues, speaking with a hard-to-place accent.

The LOC Launches the National Screening Room Online The Library of Congress has a new online collection called the National Screening Room. The National Screening Room currently contains 287 videos. The videos are digital copies of films made in the 19th and 20th centuries. You can browse the collection by date, location of the filming, and subject. You can also search for videos that are parts of other LOC collections. All of the videos in the National Screening Room can be viewed online and or downloaded as MP4 files.

7 Must-Read Books on Maps - Maria Popova Qin Ga, 'Site 22: Mao Zedong Temple,' 2005. In 2002, China's Long March Project embarked upon a 'Walking Visual Display' along the route of the 1934-1936 historic 6,000-mile Long March, and Beijing-based artist Qin kept tracked the group's route in a tattooed map on his back. Three years later, Qin continued the trek where the original marchers had left off, accompanied by a camera crew and a tattoo artist, who continually updated the map on Qin's back. I reviewed it in full here.

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