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Maps and Apps for EveryoneEasy online discovery, access, visualization, and dissemination of geospatial information.

Maps and Apps for EveryoneEasy online discovery, access, visualization, and dissemination of geospatial information.

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The Map Of Native American Tribes - kplu Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones. But centuries of forced relocation, disease and genocide have made it difficult to find where many Native American tribes once lived. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans. Maps Comparing Bay Area Housing Prices to the World's Most Gorgeous Places For what it costs to live in San Francisco, you might as well relocate to an unbelievably stunning Mediterranean island. Mapping the Nation's Failing Voting Machines

Why Space Matters in the Arab Uprisings (and Beyond) Many non-scholarly and scholarly accounts on the societies, culture, and political economy of the Middle East post-“Arab Uprisings/Spring” still deal with cities and regions as mere repositories of social, cultural, political, and economic action—despite the spatial turn that has informed social sciences and humanities for more than three decades ago now. Indeed, they often overlook the shaping roles of the built and natural environments in the production of events unraveling in cities and regions of the Middle East. We thus read about cities and regions as backgrounds and contexts for processes and practices, rather than environments that have determining impacts on these.

OpenStreetMap Where am I? 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 40 maps that explain the world Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable.

MapBox Enables Amazing Custom Maps for Sites and Apps "Up until now, a lot of mapping has just been boring," says Eric Gundersen, the CEO of MapBox, an ambitious startup that has made headlines for putting cartographic software, well, on the map. Those headlines featuring MapBox certainly haven't been boring, however. There was the news that Foursquare switched from Google Maps to use the MapBox Streets product, the $10 million in Series A funding MapBox recently received from the Foundry Group and a look at how MapBox is working with NASA to improve satellite imagery of the Earth. Storymap JS - Tell Stories With Maps The New York Times has a new feature called Harriet Tubman's Path to Freedom. The feature is a presented in scrolling map format. The map is combined with a timeline format that shows the sequence of and locations of significant moments of Tubman's work in freeing herself and helping other slaves escape.

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. Download data by country Select and download free geographic (GIS) data for any country in the world Sources Formats The files have been compressed and grouped in ZIP files. You can use programs such as 7-zip, PKZIP or StuffIt to decompress the files. Vector data are stored as ESRI shapefiles Grid (raster) data are stored as DIVA gridfiles

New Interactive Map Visualizes the Chilling History of Lynching in the U.S. (1835-1964) Whether we like to admit it or not, the history of the U.S. is in great degree a history of genocide and racist terror. As Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz has demonstrated in An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, the phrase “Manifest Destiny”—which we generally associate with the second half of the 19th century—accurately describes the nation’s ethos since well before its founding. The idea that the entire continent belonged by right of “Providence” to a highly specific group of European settlers is what we often hear spoken of now of as “white nationalism,” an ideology that has been as violent and bloody as certain other nationalisms, and in many ways much more so. “Somehow,” writes Dunbar-Ortiz, “even ‘genocide’ seems an inadequate description for what happened” to the Native American nations. In other areas of density in the Southwest, “Far West,” and “Left Coast” (as the project refers to these areas) the victims tended to be Latino/a, Chinese, or Native American.

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of countries in relation to one another. In fact, many passionate cartographers take pride in creating maps that present relevant knowledge through a visual medium. Free GIS mapping, ArcGIS shapefiles, tools, news, geography maps and resources Sponsors Welcome - We've been online since 1996 providing free and open source GIS software applications and programs, city, state and national level maps, geospatial data and shapefiles, GIS tutorials, GPS programs and tools, Satellite - aerial - remote sensing programs and maps, TOPO maps, and other resources for students, educators, home schoolers, cartographers, geographers, GIS professionals, GIS beginners, Community GIS participants, neogeographers and neocartographers. We also create custom GIS shapefiles, GIS and web based mapping projects to your specifications. Check here for more information and examples.

New Book: “Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps” Designed to educate, amuse or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps,” by Stephen J. Hornsby, celebrates these vibrant maps, tracing their development and proliferation. Jacket design by Lauren Michelle Smith Cartographers have long incorporated illustrations into their maps, drawing mountains, cities and even sea monsters on maps, looking back at some medieval examples. Hornsby demonstrates how 20th-century artists adapted this tradition, encouraged by improvements in print technology and inspired by trends in advertising, graphic design and popular culture.

Bathymetry Data Viewer - NOAA ●Contact Us Navigating the map Click and drag or use arrow keys to pan Mouse scroll forward or use + key to zoom in Mouse scroll backward or use - key to zoom out Identifying features You have several options to identify features within visible layers: Single-click on the map Or, choose another tool from the "Identify" menu: Click on to draw a rectangle Click on to draw a polygon Click on to enter coordinates for a bounding box A popup will appear with a list of the selected features.

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