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We’re all used to seeing maps on the internet, but what about how the internet gets to each and every one of us so that we can see those maps?

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There’s a map for almost every occasion and this map shows how the internet deals with those problematic moments when you run out of land to bury a cable in, with the added bonus that it’s done in a rather nice retro style reminiscent of the glorious maps of the 16th. Century.

Image Credits: Telegeography.
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Gary

A self-professed map addict, Gary has worked in the mapping and location space for over 20 years through a combination of luck and occasional good judgement. Gary is co-founder of Malstow Geospatial, which provides handmade, professional geospatial consulting. A Fellow of the RGS, he tweets about maps, writes about them and even makes them.


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Projektverbund Initiativen 2.0 » Der Wochenpost 06/13

[...] Weiteren hier mal eine Karte, die nicht irgendeine Karte im Internet ist, sondern eine Karte, die darstellt, wie das Internet zu [...]

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