Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States ESSENTIAL to an understanding of the history of the United States is some acquaintance with the natural environment that has conditioned and modified the growth of the nation. For this reason the present series of maps illustrating important aspects of the natural environment precedes the more strictly historical parts of the Atlas. The institutions and population of the United States are predominantly of European origin. The Atlantic Ocean has been the passageway over which the peoples and civilization of the Old World have come to the New.
20 maps of India that explain the country What better way to start this series of maps of India than looking into the country’s population? Indians represent 17.6% of the human race, that’s right almost every 5th person in the world is Indian. There are so many people there that the entire population of countries match just individual states. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head. If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit.
Developments in OA monograph publishing One of the bigger concerns expressed about the ARC open access policy is that it includes all publication outputs. That means books and book chapters*. So what is happening out in monograph-land? As book sales plummet and traditional academic publishers struggle for survival, some organisations are looking at alternative models. This page is a summary of some of the new initiatives in this space.
Wind Map An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. HARVARD Collection Digital Maps The Harvard Map Collection is one of the oldest and largest collections of cartographic materials in the United States with over 500,000 items. Resources range from 16th century globes to modern maps and geographic information systems (GIS) layers. A selection of our materials has been digitally imaged and is offered both as true picture images and georeferenced copies.
Review: "Cartographic Grounds Projecting the Landscape Imaginary" - Archpaper.com 40.7145° N, 74.0071° W, Herman Bollmann, New York, 1962. (© Bollmann-Bildkarten-Verlag, Braunschweig, Germany. Used with permission. (Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library, Harvard University.) 45.5547° N, 69.2466° W, The Appalachian Trail Conference, Guide to the Appalachian Trail in Maine (Washington, DC: The Appalachian Trail Conference, 1936). Earth Outreach Before You Begin In order to complete this tutorial, you will need some text, photo and video content to add to your tour. You can use your own text, photos and videos, or you can use the sample content provided by our friends at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). Just download the zip file below and extract the contents to a folder on your desktop.
What happens when you tweet an Open Access Paper So a few weeks ago, I tweeted and posted about this paper Terras, M (2009) "Digital Curiosities: Resource Creation Via Amateur Digitisation". Literary and Linguistic Computing, 25 (4) 425 - 438. Walk through the Continents - Print Maps Large and Small - Free Print free maps large or small; from 1 page to almost 7 feet across; PC or Mac. For classroom and student use. MegaMaps requires Adobe Flash.