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For over a decade, Stamen has been exploring cartography with our clients and in research. These maps are presented here for your enjoyment and use wherever you display OpenStreetMap data. Toner These high-contrast B+W (black and white) maps are featured in our Dotspotting project. They are perfect for data mashups and exploring river meanders and coastal zones. Available in six flavors: standard toner, hybrid, labels, lines, background, and lite. Available worldwide. Terrain Orient yourself with our terrain maps, featuring hill shading and natural vegetation colors. Available in the USA only. Watercolor Reminiscent of hand drawn maps, our watercolor maps apply raster effect area washes and organic edges over a paper texture to add warm pop to any map. Burning Map The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire! Requires a WebGL-enabled browser, such as Google Chrome. Mars?? Yes, Mars. Trees, Cabs & Crime Trees, Cabs & Crime started off as a weekend hack and ended up in the Venice Biennale. ModestMaps

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European word translator: an interactive map showing "cloud" in over 30 languages Enter one or two lower-case English words to see translations from Google Translate. Examples: banana the cat she runs Random words: biology wire A few things to keep in mind: Translations are generated by Google Translate. 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.

TechMASH Tech Gadget & Geeky News Unlike the average Sat Nav, the Mud Map app for the iPhone reaches parts of the country where other GPS powered apps fail and to anyone who loves the great outdoors; this is an app that is worth its weight in gold! This app uses the latest data from Ordnance Survey to ensure that the user gets to where they are going and back, even if there are no roads to follow. These are the details and features for the brilliant Mud Map app for the iPhone; MUD MAP transforms your iPhone into a powerful handheld GPS for the outdoors.

ImageMapster These demos are all set up for you top play with on JSFiddle. (More to come.) Clean USA Map Demo - The USA Map set up, ready for you to play with. Vegetable Tray Demo - Shows using different area options, and capturing events 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.) Within the campus of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a geographer’s treasure trove: over a million artifacts from the American Geographical Society, one of the most incredible collections of maps, atlases and globes to be found in America. But, ironically, the library is practically unexplored territory.

WebAppers TileMill is an application for making beautiful maps. Whether you’re a journalist, web designer, researcher, or seasoned cartographer, TileMill is the design studio you need to create compelling, interactive maps. TileMill is built on a suite of modern open source libraries including Mapnik, node.js, backbone.js, express and CodeMirror. Every map you make in TileMill is mobile ready. 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.

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