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Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

Nowadays most of us resort to our smartphones and Google Maps to help navigate us around unfamiliar places. But things were a little different for some of the world’s first explorers who used printed maps and atlases to guide them.

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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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