Not A Map On The Internet But A Map Of The Internet

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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Written by 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...
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