Posts Tagged: maps

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    Scientists release an “Atlas of the Underworld”

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Last week, scientists released a monumental interactive catalog that tracks 94 ancient tectonic plates lurking deep within Earth’s mantle, a resource they’re calling an “Atlas of the Underworld. Found at http://ift.tt/2zy4fdh

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    Hundreds of mysterious stone structures discovered on edge of ancient volcanoes in Saudi Arabia

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Hundreds of mysterious structures have been discovered on ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia by an archaeologist using Google Earth. But the structures found by Mr Kennedy are unlike any before them. Found at http://ift.tt/2yspsrp

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    European Space Agency Releases First High-Res Land Cover Map of Africa

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Found at http://ift.tt/2xOHYpg

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    A cartographic historian on the fascinating world of ancient maps and sea monsters

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. They’re fantastical, fierce and sometimes even frightening, and talking about them will capture the attention of just about any crowd. So says Chet Van Duzer of something that used to regularly adorn maps during the Middle Ages and Renaissance: sea monsters. Found at http://ift.tt/2xRp1aq

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    Computer-generated maps imagine America redivided into equal-population areas

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. America votes Democrat but elects Republicans, and it’s all thanks to how the country is divided up. Even if gerrymandering dies in court, Americans must still live with the the plain fact that every state gets the same number of senators. But what if things were different? Found at… Read more »

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    The Soviet Union Secretly Mapped London… Here Are Those Maps

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. After the Soviet Union crumbled in the early 1990s, something altogether eerie was discovered. Hundreds and thousand of maps of countries and cities throughout the world had been drawn up by Soviet cartographers, and annotated — often in exacting detail — using Cyrillic script. Found at http://ift.tt/2zuiBv0

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    Mapping Reformation Europe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Maps convey simple historical narratives very clearly–but how useful are simple stories about the past? Many history textbooks and studies of the Reformation include some sort of map that claims to depict Europe’s religious divisions in the sixteenth century. Found at http://ift.tt/2hKxuVD

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    London’s Hidden Tunnels Revealed In Amazing Cutaways

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. The layout of London can only be fully understood if we examine it in three dimensions. Tim Dunn takes a look at some of the capital’s greatest cutaway diagrams. Our city is a fascinating, infuriating, terrifying, beautiful place. Found at http://ift.tt/2gjSf72

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    Map of separatist support in Europe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. “What about an Independent Northern Ireland” – since it was a higher figure, I used support for a United Ireland. But otherwise if anyone is curious support for an independent Northern Ireland is around 5-7%. Found at http://ift.tt/2yg6LGd

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    This Nine Ancient Maps Should Not Exist

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Amidst the abundant data collected during the years, researchers around the world came across to specific revelations. Some of these revelations are at variance with the beliefs set by prevailing intellectuals about the human race. Found at http://ift.tt/2yq2cq8