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Web map projections: the bare minimum you need to know

If you’re making maps, you will probably need to know something about cartographic projections. Here’s the minimum.

  1. The globeĀ is round, maps are flat. Each of the hundreds of different methods forĀ converting from round to flat is a…
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Perils of Doodling in Geography Class

Making maps for fantasy novels seems to be a bit of a norm, especially when there’s heavy world-building involved and even more so when characters don’t like to sit still. 471 more words

Mapping the GIS Adventure - Lab 1: The Schools of the SEC Are Dense

This was the first lab we were assigned in Principles of GIS. Since A&M was in its second official year in the Southeastern Conference, my professor had us make our own accounts with esri ArcGis. 431 more words

Mapping The GIS Adventure

Worldbuilding: Political Geography

I can’t promise that this will be a weekly series yet, but I want to get it rolling anyway. I’ve wanted to talk about worldbuilding on a regular basis here for months, I just haven’t been able to find the time to do it. 1,157 more words


Let's preamble, shall we?

Welcome to my hobby. My name is simply going to be Trip, and I am going to tell you a bit about my hobby of worldcrafting. 328 more words


Love and marriage is like mapmaking...

…Just when you think you’ve charted it all, you realize there’s a ton of shit you forgot to include because it wasn’t there yesterday. Or the day before. Or the day before that.